noun Ital·ian \ə-ˈtal-yən, i- also ˌī-\

: a person born, raised, or living in Italy

: a person whose family is from Italy

: the language of the Italians

Full Definition of ITALIAN

a :  a native or inhabitant of Italy
b :  a person of Italian descent
:  the Romance language of the Italians

First Known Use of ITALIAN

14th century

Rhymes with ITALIAN



Definition of ITALIAN

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of Italy, the Italians, or Italian

First Known Use of ITALIAN

15th century


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