mustachio
also moustachio noun (plural -chios) Etymology: Spanish & Italian; Spanish mostacho, from Italian mustaccio, from Old Italian Date: 1588 mustache; especially a large mustache • mustachioed also moustachioed adjective

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  • Mustachio — war ein italienisches Volumenmaß und als Weinmaß in Venedig in Anwendung 1 Amphora = 76 Mustachio[1] = 319833 Pariser Kubikzoll = 634 Litres. 1 Mastachio = 8,3421 Liter 88 Mustachio = 1 Muid[2] Einzelnachweise ↑ Gustav Adolph Jahn, Georg Simon… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mustachio — Mus*ta chio, n.; pl. {Mustachios}. A mustache. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mustachio — (spr. Mustakkio), altes venetianisches Weinmaß, 76 = 1 Amfora …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • mustachio — [mə sta′shē ō, məstä′shē ō, mə sta′shō] n. pl. mustachios [< Sp mostacho or It mostaccio] a mustache, esp. a large, bushy one mustachioed adj …   English World dictionary

  • mustachio — mustachioed, adj. /meuh stah shoh, shee oh , stash oh, stash ee oh /, n., pl. mustachios. a mustache. [1545 55; < Sp mostacho and its source, It mostaccio, var. of mostacchio < MGk moustáki, Doric Gk mýstax, s. mystak upper lip, mustache] * * * …   Universalium

  • mustachio — noun A mustache, especially a large or lush one …   Wiktionary

  • mustachio — see MOUSTACHE …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • mustachio — mÉ™ stæʃɪəʊ / stɑːʃ n. moustache (Italian) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mustachio — mus·ta·chio …   English syllables

  • mustachio — mus•ta•chio [[t]məˈstɑ ʃoʊ, ʃiˌoʊ, ˈstæʃ oʊ, ˈstæʃ iˌoʊ[/t]] n. pl. chios a mustache, usu. a bushy one • Etymology: 1545–55; < Sp mostacho and its source, It mostaccio mus•ta′chioed, adj …   From formal English to slang

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