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Etymology edit

From Medieval Latin stupha, perhaps ultimately from Ancient Greek τῦφος (tûphos, smoke, steam), from τύφω (túphō, to smoke). Same as English stew.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /stuˈ
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: stu‧fà‧re

Verb edit

stufàre (first-person singular present stùfo, first-person singular past historic stufài, past participle stufàto, auxiliary avére) (transitive)

  1. (cooking) to stew
  2. to heat in a stove
  3. (figurative, informal) to bore, to tire, to weary

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  • Portuguese: estufar

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