abozzo

noun aboz·zo \əˈbȯt(ˌ)sō\
variants: less commonly

abbozzo

\əˈbȯt(ˌ)sō\

Definition of abozzo

plural

abozzi

\-(ˌ)sē\
  1. :  a rough sketch or draft (as of a picture or a poem)

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Origin and Etymology of abozzo

Italian abbozzo, from abbozzare to make a rough sketch or draft, from a- (from Latin ad-) + bozzare to make a rough sketch or draft, from bozza boss, swelling, roughhewn stone, rough sketch or draft — more at boss


First Known Use: 1826


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