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pezza

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Late Vulgar Latin *pettia, pettium, from Transalpine Gaulish or Celtic. Compare French pièce, Portuguese peça, Spanish pieza.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛttsa/, [ˈpɛtt͡sa]
  • Hyphenation: pèz‧za

NounEdit

pezza f (plural pezze)

  1. bolt (of cloth)
  2. patch (of fabric)
  3. rag
  4. (heraldry) ordinary
    • Le pezze onorevoli - the honourable ordinaries.

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