mezzaluna

EnglishEdit

 
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Mezzaluna with two blades.

EtymologyEdit

Italian mezzaluna (half moon)

NounEdit

mezzaluna (plural mezzalunas)

  1. A crescent-shaped steel blade attached to a wooden handle, used to chop food.

TranslationsEdit


ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

mezza (half) +‎ luna (moon)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mezzaluna f (plural mezzelune)

  1. half-moon
  2. crescent
  3. mezzaluna

DescendantsEdit

  • English: mezzaluna

Further readingEdit

  • mezzaluna in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana