scarafaggio

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *scarafaius, from Latin scarabaeus ‎(scarab, dung beetle), from Ancient Greek κάραβος ‎(kárabos, beetle).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skaraˈfad͡ːʒo/, [s̪ka.r̺aˈfad.d͡ʒo]
  • Rhymes: -addʒo
  • Hyphenation: sca‧ra‧fàg‧gio

NounEdit

scarafaggio m ‎(plural scarafaggi)

  1. cockroach
  2. (figuratively) A short.person that has black hair or usually wears black clothes.

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