15th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English, from Latin neapolitanus of Naples, from Greek neapolitēs citizen of Naples, from Neapolis Naples
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“Neapolitan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Neapolitan. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.
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