Share this entry

Pronunciation: / ˈkanna /

Translation of canna in English:

nome femminile


bere a canna

to swing down

essere povero in canna

to be as poor as a church mouse

essere come una canna al vento

to blow hot and cold

tremare come una canna

to shake like a leaf


canna fumaria

canna d'India

canna metrica

  • surveyor's chain

canna da zucchero

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score:
    Word of the day confidant
    Pronunciation: ˈkɒnfɪdant
    a person with whom one shares a secret...