pretesto

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin praetextum (an ornament, etc., wrought in front, a pretense), neuter of praetextus, past participle of praetexō (I weave before, fringe or border, allege).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /preˈtɛs.to/
  • Rhymes: -ɛsto
  • Hyphenation: pre‧tè‧sto

NounEdit

pretesto m (plural pretesti)

  1. excuse, pretext

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