Pinocchio


Pinocchio
/pi noh"kee oh'/, n.
the hero of Carlo Collodi's children's story, The Adventures of Pinocchio (1883), a wooden puppet who comes to life as a boy and whose nose grows longer whenever he tells a lie.
[ < It: lit., pine seed, pine cone, equiv. to pin(o) PINE1 + -occhio < VL *-uc(u)lu(m), L -i-culum; see -I-, -CULE1]

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  • Pinocchio —   [pi nɔkkjo], Name einer aus Holz geschnitzten Gliederpuppe, Hauptgestalt des verbreitetsten italienischen Kinderbuches, »Le avventure di Pinocchio« (1883) von C. Collodi …   Universal-Lexikon

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