"gypsy," 1834, from Spanish Gitano, from Vulgar Latin *Ægyptanus "Egyptian" (see Gypsy). The fem. is gitana. The French form of the feminine, gitane, was used as the name of a brand of cigarettes (1933) and has come to be used for French cigarettes generally.
Examples from the Web for gitano
Such was the end of Balseiro, of whom I should certainly not have said so much, but for the affair of the crabbed Gitano.The Bible in Spain|George Borrow
The effect of this measure is marked, though the gitano survives.Wild Spain (Espaa agreste)|Abel Chapman
A wealthy Gitano had married a Spanish woman; Roland's wife had been the offspring of this marriage.
Its an idyllic life that the Gitano and the Romany-Chiel leads, or at least the poet would have us think so.Castles and Chateaux of Old Navarre and the Basque Provinces|Francis Miltoun
But occasionally (observes Mr. Borrow) a wealthy Gitano marries a Spanish female.