faraglione

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain etymology, possibly from faro (lighthouse).

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Noun[edit]

faraglione m (plural faraglioni)

  1. (geology) stack; high, steep, isolated rock detached from the cliffs of a nearby shore