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inamorato

[ in-am-uh-rah-toh, in-am- ]
/ ɪnˌæm əˈrɑ toʊ, ˌɪn æm- /
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noun, plural in·am·o·ra·tos.

a man who loves or is loved; male sweetheart or lover.

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Origin of inamorato

1585–95; <Italian innamorato, masculine past participle of innamorare to inflame with love. See enamor
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British Dictionary definitions for inamorato

inamorato
/ (ɪnˌæməˈrɑːtəʊ, ˌɪnæmə-) /

noun plural -tos or -ti (-ti)

a man with whom one is in love; a male lover

Word Origin for inamorato

C16: from Italian innamorato, innamorata, from innamorare to cause to fall in love, from amore love, from Latin amor
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