[seen-yuh-ree-tuh, seyn-; Portuguese se-nyaw-ree-tuh]
- a Portuguese term of address equivalent to miss, used alone or capitalized and prefixed to the name of a girl or unmarried woman. Abbreviation: Srta.
Origin of senhorita
1870–75; < Portuguese, diminutive of senhora
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