Definition of Mezzaluna

1. Noun. A crescent-shaped steel blade attached to a wooden handle; used to chop food. ¹



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Definition of Mezzaluna

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mezzaluna

mezes
mezlocillin
mezlocillin sodium
mezquit
mezquite
mezquites
mezquits
mezuza
mezuzah
mezuzahs
mezuzas
mezuzot
mezuzoth
mezz
mezza voce
mezzaluna (current term)
mezzalunas
mezzanine
mezzanine floor
mezzanines
mezze
mezzes
mezzo
mezzo-relievo
mezzo-relievos
mezzo-rilievo
mezzo-rilievos
mezzo-soprano
mezzo-sopranos
mezzo forte

Literary usage of Mezzaluna

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1. The Papacy and the Levant (1204-1571). by Kenneth M. Setton (1984)
"... gì' inimici la mezzaluna [ie, the 'demilune' or shield-wall of the Arsenal]," see ..."

2. An Italian and English Dictionary with Pronunciation and Brief Etymologies by August Hjalmar Edgren, Giuseppe Bico, John Lawrence Gerig (1901)
"mezzaluna,/. de-mise i, s.: trapasso, m., morte, /. -misez, TR.: lasciare in testamento, legare; affittare. -misst, ADJ.: umile. mission, s. ..."

3. Papers of the British School at Rome by British School at Rome (1906)
"3975 was copied by him in the Quarto della mezzaluna, which I cannot locate. Excavations were also made in 1864 by Bondi and Ferri, a building being found ..."

4. Papers of the British School at Rome by British School at Rome (1906)
"3975 was copied by him in the Quarto della mezzaluna, which I cannot locate. Excavations were also made in 1864 by Bondi and Ferri, a building being found ..."

5. Studies of the Northern Campus Martius in Ancient Rome by Robert E. A. Palmer (1990)
"Star. FU., ser. 8, vol. 1 (1948) pp. 144; and Lugli, Fontes etc. (above, n. 41) pp. 396-398. Contra. K. La Rocca, La riva a mezzaluna (Rome 1984) p. 96, n. ..."

6. Italy from 1494 to 1790 by Katharine Dorothea Ewart Vernon (1909)
"The fighting round the city was very fierce; on August 29th the French were actually entering a defence work, called the " mezzaluna" of Porta Susa, ..."

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