See also: Cocco and -cocco

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Portuguese coco.

NounEdit

cocco m (plural cocchi)

  1. coconut palm (Cocos nucifera)
    Synonym: palma da cocco
  2. (uncountable) coconut (edible flesh of the coconut fruit)
  3. (mycology) Synonym of ovolo (Caesar's mushroom)
  4. (uncountable, slang) cocaine
    Synonym: cocaina
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Of onomatopoeic origin.

NounEdit

cocco m (plural cocchi, feminine cocca)

  1. darling, favourite person, pet, mollycoddle

Etymology 3Edit

Of onomatopoeic origin.

NounEdit

cocco m (plural cocchi)

  1. (childish) hen's egg
    Synonym: uovo
Related termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From New Latin coccus, from Ancient Greek κόκκος (kókkos, grain, seed).

NounEdit

cocco m (plural cocchi)

  1. (biology) coccus
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Etymology 5Edit

From Latin coccum, from Ancient Greek κόκκος (kókkos, grain; seed; berry).

NounEdit

cocco m (plural cocchi)

  1. (archaic) cochineal (red dye)
    Synonym: cocciniglia

ReferencesEdit

  • cocco1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • cocco2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • cocco3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • cocco4 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • cocco5 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

NounEdit

coccō

  1. dative singular of coccum
  2. ablative singular of coccum

ReferencesEdit