Romany

noun
Ro·​ma·​ny | \ˈrä-mə-nē, ˈrō-\
variants: or less commonly Romani
plural Romanies also Romanis

Definition of Romany 

2 : the Indo-Aryan language of the Gypsies

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Romany adjective

First Known Use of Romany

1800, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Romany

Romany romani, feminine of romano, adjective, Gypsy, from rom Gypsy man — more at rom

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Romany

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Romany

: the language of the Gypsies

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