Examples of cognoscente
<a cognoscente of medieval painting>
<cognoscenti in the art world knew that most of the works being auctioned off were second-rate stuff>
Origin of cognoscente
obsolete Italian (now conoscente), from cognoscente, adjective, wise, from Latin cognoscent-, cognoscens, present participle of cognoscere
First Known Use: 1776
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