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mezzaluna

[ met-suh-loo-nuh ]
/ ˌmɛt səˈlu nə /
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noun
a crescent-shaped, single- or double-bladed chopping knife, with a handle on each end or a connecting handle.
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Origin of mezzaluna

First recorded in 1950–55; from Italian: literally, “half-moon, crescent”; see origin at mid1, lunula
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