falciare

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *falciāre (compare French faucher), from Latin falx, falcis (sickle, scythe), from Proto-Indo-European *dhalk-, *dhalg- (a cutting tool).

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falciàre (first-person singular present fàlcio, first-person singular past historic falciài, past participle falciàto, auxiliary avere) (transitive)

  1. to mow, scythe, slash, harvest
  2. (figuratively) to mow down, decimate, wipe out, claim
    Synonym: decimare

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