pillacchera

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Possibly related to Ancient Greek πηλός (pēlós, clay, mud, earth) and influenced by zacchera (mud splash).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pilˈlak.ke.ra/, [pil̺ˈl̺äkke̞r̺ä]
  • Rhymes: -akkera
  • Hyphenation: pil‧làc‧che‧ra

NounEdit

pillacchera f (plural pillacchere) (Tuscany)

  1. A splatter or limp of mud.
  2. A clot of dirt stuck to an animal's wool.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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