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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

rocca (distaff) +‎ -etto[1]

NounEdit

rocchetto m (plural rocchetti)

  1. spool (of thread, or of a fishing rod)
    Synonyms: spoletta, bobina
  2. (film) reel
  3. (electrical engineering) coil
  4. (weaving) shuttle (part of a loom that carries the woof back and forth between the warp threads)
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Medieval Latin roccus.[2]

NounEdit

rocchetto m (plural rocchetti)

  1. (clothing, Roman Catholicism) rochet (garment worn over the choir cassock by cardinals, bishops and certain other dignitaries)
    Synonym: roccetto

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ rocchetto2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  2. ^ rocchetto1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana