capitano

noun
ca·​pi·​ta·​no | \ˌkapəˈtä(ˌ)nō\
plural capitani\ -​ä(ˌ)nē \ or capitanos

Definition of capitano 

: a vainglorious and cowardly soldier especially appearing as a stock character in the commedia dell' arte

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History and Etymology for capitano

Italian, literally, captain, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin capitanus foremost, chief, from Latin capit-, caput head

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