Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Vulgar Latin *tōnsāre, frequentative of Latin tondeō, through its past participle, tōnsus. Compare Portuguese tosar.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /toˈ
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: to‧sà‧re

Verb edit

tosàre (first-person singular present tóso, first-person singular past historic tosài, past participle tosàto, auxiliary avére)

  1. (transitive) to shear
  2. (transitive) to prune
  3. (transitive) to clip, to trim
  4. (transitive, figurative) to strip of money

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