zagara

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived, through a Sicilian form, from Arabic زَهْرَة (zahra, flower, blossom), from the same root as زَهَرَ (zahara, to shine, to sparkle white). Cognate to Spanish azahar and Galician azar.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdza.ɡa.ra/, [ˈd̪͡z̪äːɡärä]
  • Hyphenation: zà‧ga‧ra

Noun[edit]

zagara f (plural zagare)

  1. An orange blossom or, rarely, any citrus tree blossom.
    Synonyms: fiore d'arancio
    Hypernyms: fiore