ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Latin fūstis (a hefty stick, club) with change of declension.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfus.to/
  • Rhymes: -usto
  • Hyphenation: fù‧sto

NounEdit

fusto m (plural fusti)

  1. (botany) trunk (of a tree)
    Synonym: tronco
  2. (botany) stem (of plant)
    Synonym: ceppo
  3. (architecture) shaft (of a column)
  4. (anatomy) trunk, torso
    Synonym: tronco
  5. (by extension) hunk, he-man (attractive muscular boy or man)
    Synonyms: gnocco, marcantonio
  6. cask, keg, barrel (container for liquids)
    Synonym: barile
    un fusto di vinoa wine barrel

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