zoccolo

See also: zoccolò

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian zoccolo. Doublet of socle.

NounEdit

zoccolo (plural zoccolos or zoccoli)

  1. (architecture) A plinth.
  2. (historical) A kind of ancient clog, consisting of a thick wooden sole and leather strap.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin socculus, diminutive of soccus (sock, slipper). Compare Spanish zócalo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zoccolo m (plural zoccoli)

  1. hoof (of an animal)
  2. clog (type of shoe with wooden sole)
  3. (architecture) plinth
  4. die
  5. base
    zoccolo di armadiobase of an item of furniture

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: sòcol
  • English: zoccolo
  • French: socle (see there for further descendants)
  • Occitan: sòcol
  • Russian: цоколо (cokolo), цокол (cokol)

See alsoEdit