vernice

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin vernix, from Latin veronix, from Byzantine Greek βερενίκη, βερονίκη (bereníkē, beroníkē, resin amber), from Ancient Greek βερενίκιον, βερονίκιον (bereníkion, beroníkion, soda), from Βερενίκη (Bereníkē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vernice f (plural vernici)

  1. Paint.
  2. (transparent paint) Varnish.
  3. (figuratively) Veneer, gloss

References[edit]

  • Oxford-Paravia Concise - Dizionario Inglese-Italiano e Italiano-Inglese (in collaborazione con Oxford University Press). Edited by Maria Cristina Bareggi. Torino: Paravia, 2003. ISBN 8839551107. Online version here

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

vernice

  1. ablative singular of vernix