vendetta

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian vendetta.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): vɛnˈdɛɾə, vənˈdɛɾə

NounEdit

vendetta ‎(plural vendettas)

  1. A bitter, destructive feud, normally between two families, clans, or factions, in which each injury or slaying is revenged: a blood feud.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vindicta ‎(vengeance), from vindico ‎(claim, vindicate), from vindex ‎(defender), -ive.

NounEdit

vendetta f ‎(plural vendette)

  1. revenge, vengeance
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