Capocollo (1953)

Steve Boatti Ittaob at AOL.COM
Mon Feb 3 15:10:05 UTC 2003

In a message dated 2/3/03 9:36:09 AM, jan.ivarsson at TRANSEDIT.ST writes:

<< According to Sabatini/Coletti, Dizionario Italiano, "capicollo" is a
variant form of "capocollo", as well as the plural form of the word.  >>

"capo" + "collo" would mean "head" or "end" of the "neck." This may relate to
where on the animal the cut comes from, and would explain why the plural is
"capicollo" rather than "capocolli."

Steve Boatti

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