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EtymologyEdit

Formerly цо́коло (cókolo) (in the time of Peter the Great); borrowed from Italian zoccolo.

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NounEdit

цо́коль (cókolʹm inan (genitive цо́коля, nominative plural цо́коли, genitive plural цо́колей)

  1. (architecture) socle (plinth, i.e. thickened bottom part of a wall or pedestal, often used to display art work)
  2. (technical) base (e.g. the metal base of a light bulb, used to screw it into the socket)
  3. (geology) basement, foundation

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