magnifico

[mag-nif-i-koh]

noun, plural mag·nif·i·coes.

a Venetian nobleman.
any person of high rank, major importance, etc.

Nearby words

  1. magnificat,
  2. magnification,
  3. magnificence,
  4. magnificent,
  5. magnificently,
  6. magnifier,
  7. magnify,
  8. magnifying glass,
  9. magniloquence,
  10. magniloquent

Origin of magnifico

1565–75; noun use of Italian magnifico (adj.) < Latin magnificus. See magnific

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British Dictionary definitions for magnifico

magnifico

noun plural -coes

a magnate; grandee

Word Origin for magnifico

C16: Italian from Latin magnificus; see magnific

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