zingaro

[ tseeng-gah-raw ]
/ ˈtsiŋ gɑ rɔ /

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

a Romani.

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Origin of zingaro

First recorded in 1610–20; from Italian zingaro, zingano; see Tzigane
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British Dictionary definitions for zingaro

zingaro

feminine zingara (ˈdzinɡara)

/ Italian (ˈdzinɡaro) /

noun plural -ri (-ri) or -re (-re)

an Italian Gypsy

Word Origin for zingaro

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