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mafioso

[ mah-fee-oh-soh ]
/ 藢m蓱 fi藞o蕣 so蕣 /
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noun, plural ma路fi路o路si [mah-fee-oh-see], /藢m蓱 fi藞o蕣 si/, ma路fi路o路sos.(sometimes initial capital letter)
a member of a Mafia or of a mafia.
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Origin of mafioso

1870鈥75; <Italian, equivalent to Mafi(a) Mafia + -oso<Latin -艒sus (see -ous)

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British Dictionary definitions for mafioso

mafioso
/ (藢m忙f瑟藞蓹蕣s蓹蕣, Italian mafi藞oso) /

noun plural -sos or -si (Italian -si)
a person belonging to the Mafia
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