volpacchiotto

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

volpe (fox) +‎ -acchiotto (diminutive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vol.pakˈkjɔt.to/, [vol̺päkˈk̟jɔt̪t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -ɔtto
  • Stress: volpacchiòtto
  • Hyphenation: vol‧pac‧chiot‧to

Noun[edit]

volpacchiotto m (plural volpacchiotti)

  1. diminutive of volpe: fox cub (young fox)
  2. (figuratively) sly person