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Quasimodo

noun Qua·si·mo·do \ˌkwä-si-ˈmō-(ˌ)dō, ˌkwä-zi-\

Definition of QUASIMODO

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Origin of QUASIMODO

Medieval Latin quasi modo geniti infantes as newborn babes (words of the introit for Low Sunday)
First Known Use: circa 1847

Quasimodo

biographical name Qua·si·mo·do \kwä-ˈzē-mə-ˌdō\

Definition of QUASIMODO

Salvatore \ˌsäl-vä-ˈtō-(ˌ)rā\ 1901–1968 Ital. poet & critic

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