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[a-mee; English a-mee, ah-mee]
noun, plural a·mis [a-mee; English a-meez, ah-meez] /aˈmi; English æˈmiz, ɑˈmiz/. French.
  1. a friend, especially a male friend.
  2. a boyfriend or male lover.
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  1. a male friend
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Word Origin and History for ami


14c., "friend lover," from Old French amy, ami (see Amy).

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