zucca

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cucutia (via metathesis and apheresis), from Latin cucurbita (gourd). Doublet of cocuzza and cucurbita.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): */ˈd͡zuk.ka/, (traditional) */ˈt͡suk.ka/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ukka
  • Hyphenation: zùc‧ca

Noun[edit]

zucca f (plural zucche)

  1. pumpkin
  2. marrow (vegetable)
  3. squash (plant)
  4. (humorous) head
    Synonym: testa

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References[edit]

  1. ^ zucca in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Further reading[edit]

  • zucca in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • Wikipedia-logo.svg zucca on the Italian Wikipedia.Wikipedia it