Homonyms of different gender with different meaning

  Masculine Meaning   Feminine Meaning
  alma (l') draughts (game)    alma (la) soul (poetic) 
  asse (un ) center line, axis   asse (un') wooden table
  balilla (il) young fascist    balilla (la) Italian car of the 1930s 
  bamba (il) infantile person (dial.)    bamba (la) Latinoamerican dance 
  barba (il) uncle (dial.)   barba (la) beard
  boa (il) boa (snake)   boa (la) buoy
  caccia (il) fighter ()    caccia (la) hunt, chase
  in calce  =alla fine, in fondo See the example   calce (la) lime
  Calipso goddess   Calipso (il) Antillian dance 
  camerata (il) fascist party member   camerata (la) chamber, room 
  capitale (il) capital (wealth)   capitale (la) capital (city)
  capoccia (il) commander, boss   capoccia (la) head (dial.) 
  cappa (il) kappa (Greek letter)   cappa (la) 1) cap; 2) smoking cane 
  carcere (il) prison sentence   carcere (la) prison, jail, oubliette
  cenere (il) ashes (poet.)    cenere (la) ash, cinder
  commenda (il) knight    commenda (la) assignation of a feudal estate 
  corrente (il) wooden instrument   corrente (la) current, stream
  dramma (il) drama   dramma (la) drachma 
  fine (il) scope, goal   fine (la) end
  fonte (il) a baptismal vessel   fonte (la) spring, source, fount
  fronte (il) front (military)   fronte (la) forhead
  gala (il) a festive celebration   gala (la) frill, luxury
  governante (il) governor    governante (la) housekeeper
  grana (il) cheese of North Italy    grana (la) grain; noyance (dial.); money (dial.)
  Grappa (il) mount north of Padua    grappa (la) a kind of liqueur
  lama (il) lama (buddhist monk)    lama (la) 1) blade; 2) llama (animal)
  metro (il) meter    metro (la) underground, subway 
  mitra (il) machine gun   mitra (la) bishop hat; mollusc
  morale (il) morale    morale (la) morals 
  moto (il) movement    moto (la) motocycle 
  pianeta (il) planet   pianeta (la) priest garment 
  presente (il) the present    presente (la) a letter under way to be written 
  prima (il) what is before    prima (la) premiere
  radio (il) radium    radio (la) radio
  retroscena (il) secret machinations   retroscena (la) backstage
  rosa (il) rose (color)   rosa (la) rose (flower)
  soma (il) soma (Indian drug)   soma (la) burden of an animal
  tema (il) theme, topic   tema (la) fright
  trombetta (il) trumpeter (military slang)    trombetta (la) small trumpet for children 
  vaglia (il) dignity, grandeur    vaglia (la) money order, directive, assignation
  viola (il) violet (color)    viola (la) violet; viol  

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