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Italianist

[ ih-tal-yuh-nist ]
/ ɪˈtæl yə nɪst /
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noun
a person who specializes in the study of Italy, the Italian people, or the Italian language.
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Origin of Italianist

First recorded in 1850–55; Italian + -ist
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