colosso

noun

plural colossos or colossoes
obsolete

Word History

Etymology

Italian, from Latin colossus

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of colosso was in 1596

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“Colosso.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colosso. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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