plural noun
Car·bo·na·ri | \ˌkärbəˈnärē\

Definition of Carbonari 

: the members of a secret political association organized in the early 19th century in Italy to establish a republic

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History and Etymology for Carbonari

Italian, plural of Carbonaro, from Italian dialect carbonaro charcoal burner or seller, from Latin carbonarius charcoal burner, from carbon-, carbo charcoal, ember + -arius -ary

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