batacchio

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Vulgar Latin *bataclum, syncope of *bat(t)uaculum, from Latin battuō, battuere (I beat, clap). Compare Spanish badajo, French batail, Catalan batall, Portuguese badalo, Venetian batocio, Sardinian batazu. See also the doublet battaglio.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /baˈtak.kjo/
  • Rhymes: -akkjo
  • Hyphenation: ba‧tàc‧chio

NounEdit

batacchio m (plural batacchi)

  1. clapper (of a bell)
  2. knocker (on a door)
  3. dick, cock, prick

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