See also: ombrel·la

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Noun edit

ombrella (plural ombrellas)

  1. Obsolete form of umbrella.

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Etymology edit

From Late Latin umbrella, which is a diminutive of Latin umbra (shadow),[1] or an alteration of umbella. By surface analysis, ombra +‎ -ella.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /omˈbrɛ
  • Rhymes: -ɛlla
  • Hyphenation: om‧brèl‧la

Noun edit

ombrella f (plural ombrelle)

  1. (dialectal) umbrella (cloth-covered frame used for protection against rain or sun)
    Synonym: ombrello
  2. (figurative, poetic) branches of a tree that provide shelter from the sun
  3. (botany) umbel
  4. (zoology) umbrella (main body of a jellyfish)
    Hyponyms: esombrella, subombrella

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References edit

  1. ^ ombrèlla in – De Agostini Editore

Further reading edit

  • ombrella in – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana