cavaliere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Provençal cavalier, Old French chevalier.[1] See cavalo +‎ -iere.

Noun[edit]

cavaliere m (plural cavalieri)

  1. rider or horseman
  2. cavalryman or trooper
  3. an escort or partner
  4. a knight
  5. a gentleman

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1950, Bruno Migliorini; Aldo Duro, Prontuario etimologico della lingua italiana (in Italian), Paravia: