italianate

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verb, often capitalized ital·ian·ate \ ə-ˈtal-yə-ˌnāt , i- \

Definition of italianate

italianated; italianating
transitive verb

First Known Use of italianate

1567


Italianate

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adjective Ital·ian·ate \ ə-ˈtal-yə-nət , -ˌnāt , i- \

Definition of Italianate

:Italian in quality or characteristics

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First Known Use of italianate

1592


ITALIANATE Defined for English Language Learners

Italianate

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Definition of Italianate for English Language Learners

  • : showing the influence of the art or culture of Italy


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