saracinesca

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From saraceno.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sa.ra.t͡ʃiˈnes.ka/

NounEdit

saracinesca f (plural saracinesche)

  1. roller blind, roller shutter
    Synonyms: avvolgibile, serranda, tapparella
    Coordinate term: persiana
  2. sluice gate
    Synonym: cataratta
  3. portcullis (gate in the form of a grating)
    Synonym: inferriata
  4. slide (valve that works by sliding)
  5. (heraldry) portcullis

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ReferencesEdit

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