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vendetta

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian vendetta.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): vɛnˈdɛɾə, vənˈdɛɾə

NounEdit

vendetta (plural vendettas)

  1. A bitter, destructive feud, normally between two families, clans, or factions, in which each injury or slaying is revenged: a blood feud.

TranslationsEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vindicta (vengeance), from vindico (claim, vindicate), from vindex (defender), -ive.

NounEdit

vendetta f (plural vendette)

  1. revenge, vengeance