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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): /ska.raˈfad.d͡ʒo/, [s̪kär̺äˈfäd͡ːʒo̞]
  • Rhymes: -addʒo
  • Stress: scarafàggio
  • Hyphenation: sca‧ra‧fag‧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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