trachea

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin trachia (windpipe), from Ancient Greek τραχεῖα (trakheîa, windpipe), feminine of τραχύς (trakhús, rugged, rough).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /tɹəˈki.ə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtɹeiki.ə/
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Noun[edit]

trachea (plural tracheas or tracheae or tracheæ)

  1. (anatomy) A thin-walled, cartilaginous tube connecting the larynx to the bronchi; the windpipe.
  2. (botany, dated) xylem vessel
  3. (entomology) The respiratory system of insects.

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  • (tube connecting the larynx to the bronchi): windpipe
  • (xylem vessel): vessel

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin trachia (windpipe), from Ancient Greek τραχεῖα (trakheîa, windpipe), feminine of τραχύς (trakhús, rugged, rough).

Noun[edit]

trachea f (plural trachee)

  1. (anatomy) trachea, windpipe
  2. (botany) trachea

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Noun[edit]

trachea f (plural tracheas)

  1. Obsolete form of traqueia.