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EtymologyEdit

Past participle of svellere (to pluck out, root out), from Vulgar Latin *exvellere, from Latin vellere (to pluck, stretch).

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svelto (feminine singular svelta, masculine plural svelti, feminine plural svelte)

  1. quick
  2. brisk
  3. quick-witted

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svelto m (feminine singular svelta, masculine plural svelti, feminine plural svelte)

  1. masculine singular past participle of svellere

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