The Alternative Italian Dictionary: capoccia

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capoccia
etymology 1 Either from:
  • capo, or
  • ll caputium, from Latin caput.
Alternative forms: capoccio (vernacular), head of the family, overseer of labourers, (colloquial) boss, (head of a family) capofamiglia, (overseer) caposquadra
etymology 2 capo + accia
noun: {{it-noun}}
  1. form of Regional variant
Synonyms: (literally, a head) testa

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