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zizzania

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin, Ecclesiastical Latin zīzania, from Ancient Greek ζιζάνια (zizánia), plural of ζιζάνιον (zizánion).

NounEdit

zizzania f (plural zizzanie)

  1. (botany) a darnel, tare
  2. (figuratively) discord

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • Gettare or Seminare zizzania - to sow discord