italianate

verb, often capitalized
ital·​ian·​ate | \ ə-ˈtal-yə-ˌnāt How to pronounce italianate (audio) , i- \
italianated; italianating

Definition of italianate

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Italianate

adjective
Ital·​ian·​ate | \ ə-ˈtal-yə-nət How to pronounce Italianate (audio) , -ˌnāt, i- \

Definition of Italianate (Entry 2 of 2)

: Italian in quality or characteristics

First Known Use of italianate

Verb

1567, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1592, in the meaning defined above

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“Italianate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/italianate. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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Italianate

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English Language Learners Definition of Italianate

: showing the influence of the art or culture of Italy

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