dulcinea

noun
dul·​ci·​nea | \ ˌdəl-sə-ˈnē-ə How to pronounce dulcinea (audio) , -ˈsi-nē-ə How to pronounce dulcinea (audio) \

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First Known Use of dulcinea

1748, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dulcinea

Spanish, from Dulcinea del Toboso, beloved of Don Quixote

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“Dulcinea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dulcinea. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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