Italicism

[ ih-tal-uh-siz-uhm ]

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

Origin of Italicism

1
1765–75; Italic (referring to the branch of the Indo-European family of languages that includes Italian) + -ism

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