tzi·​gane (t)sē-ˈgän How to pronounce tzigane (audio)
plural tziganes

Word History


French, from Hungarian cigány

First Known Use

1763, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tzigane was in 1763

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Cite this Entry

“Tzigane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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