bicchiere

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin bīcārium (cf. also Old French bichier, pichier, compare modern French pichet, English beaker, pitcher, German Becher), itself possibly from bacarium, or from Ancient Greek βῖκος (bîkos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bikˈkjɛ.re/
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  • Hyphenation: bic‧chiè‧re

NounEdit

bicchiere m (plural bicchieri)

  1. glass (drinking vessel), cup, tumbler (glass without stem).
    un bicchiere da vinoa wine glass
  2. glass (quantity)
    Vuoi un bicchiere di vino?Do you want a glass of wine?
  3. (chemistry) beaker (laboratory vessel)

Derived termsEdit