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EtymologyEdit

From Sole +‎ Leone, from the period in which the Sun is in the constellation of Leone (Leo).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sol.leˈo.ne/
  • Hyphenation: sol‧leó‧ne

NounEdit

solleone m (plural solleoni)

  1. dog days (hot period of summer)
  2. (by extension) summer heat

ReferencesEdit

  • solleone in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana