zingaro

[ tseeng-gah-raw ]
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noun,plural zin·ga·ri [tseeng-gah-ree]. /ˈtsiŋ gɑ ri/. Italian.
  1. a Romani.

Origin of zingaro

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First recorded in 1610–20; from Italian zingaro, zingano; see Tzigane

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zingaro

feminine zingara (ˈdzinɡara)

/ Italian (ˈdzinɡaro) /


nounplural -ri (-ri) or -re (-re)
  1. an Italian Gypsy

Origin of zingaro

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C16: ultimately from Greek Athinganoi, name of an oriental people

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