Italian edit

Etymology edit

From earlier *butello, from Latin botellus, diminutive of botulus (sausage), possibly through Vulgar Latin *butellus. Cognate with English bowel.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /buˈdɛl.lo/
  • Rhymes: -ɛllo
  • Hyphenation: bu‧dèl‧lo

Noun edit

budello m (plural (in the meaning "intestines, bowels") budella f or (all other meanings) budelli m)

  1. (usually in the plural) intestines, bowels, guts
    Synonym: intestino
  2. (also uncountable) gut (material)
    Synonym: (Tuscan) busecchia
  3. (figurative) thin tube
    Synonyms: cannello, cannuccia, tubicino
  4. (figurative) alleyway
    Synonyms: stradina, stradella, vicolo, viuzza
    Antonyms: stradone, viale

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  • Alemannic German: Büdel