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italianate

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verb, often capitalized ital·ian·ate \-yə-ˌnāt\

Definition of italianate

italianated

italianating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  italianize



1567

First Known Use of italianate

1567


Italianate

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adjective Ital·ian·ate \-nət, -ˌnāt\

Simple Definition of Italianate

  • : showing the influence of the art or culture of Italy

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Italianate

  1. :  Italian in quality or characteristics

1572

First Known Use of italianate

1572


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