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scoglio

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *scoclus, *scoplus, from Classical Latin scopulus, from Ancient Greek σκόπελος (skópelos, lookout place: hence peak, headland, promontory). The Italian may have been borrowed from or influenced by a northern Italian language form such as Ligurian. Compare French écueil.

NounEdit

scoglio m (plural scogli)

  1. cliff, rock (in the sea); a reef
  2. (figuratively) a difficulty
  3. (computing) a bug in a program

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