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[in-am-uh-rah-toh, in-am-] /ɪnˌæm əˈrɑ toʊ, ˌɪn æm-/
noun, plural inamoratos.
a man who loves or is loved; male sweetheart or lover.
Origin of inamorato
1585-95; < Italian innamorato, masculine past participle of innamorare to inflame with love. See enamor Unabridged
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/ɪnˌæməˈrɑːtəʊ; ˌɪnæmə-/
noun (pl) -tos, -ti (-ti)
a man with whom one is in love; a male lover
Word Origin
C16: from Italian innamorato, innamorata, from innamorare to cause to fall in love, from amore love, from Latin amor
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1892, masc. of inamorata (q.v.).

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