Italicism

[ ih-tal-uh-siz-uh m ]
/ ɪˈtæl əˌsɪz əm /

noun

Italianism, especially an idiom or a characteristic of the Italian language.

Origin of Italicism

1765–75; Italic (referring to the branch of the Indo-European family of languages that includes Italian) + -ism
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for italicism