in·​cog·​ni·​ta | \ ˌin-ˌkäg-ˈnē-tə also in-ˈkäg-nə-tə How to pronounce incognita (audio) \

Definition of incognita

: incognito used only of a woman

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incognita noun

First Known Use of incognita

1638, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for incognita

Italian, feminine of incognito

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“Incognita.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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