ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cippus. Compare the borrowed doublet cippo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃep.po/
  • Rhymes: -eppo
  • Hyphenation: cép‧po

NounEdit

ceppo m (plural ceppi)

  1. stump (of a tree)
  2. log (to burn)
  3. (informal, derogatory) habitually late person
  4. (plural only) blocks of wood used to immobilize prisoners
    1. (figuratively, by extension) shackles, fetters
    2. (figuratively, by extension) imprisonment, slavery, unfreedom
  5. (nautical) cathead
  6. (biology) strain
  7. (linguistics) phylum; stock
  8. (automotive) boot
  9. (geology) sedimentary rock
  10. (literary) lineage; descent
  11. (archaic) box for the collection of duties

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