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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kanˈdi.re/, [kän̪ˈd̪iːr̺e]
  • Hyphenation: can‧dì‧re

Etymology 1Edit

candi (candied) +‎ -ire (3rd conjugation verbal suffix)

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candire

  1. (transitive) to candy (preserve fruit by boiling in syrup)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin candēre, present active infinitive of candeō (I shine, gleam white), from Proto-Italic *kandēō, from Proto-Indo-European *kand- (to shine, glow).

VerbEdit

candire

  1. (transitive) to blanch, whiten
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