pentito

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pentito (plural pentiti)

  1. A criminal who cooperates with police or government authorities and testifies against or provides harmful information on fellow criminals; a turncoat or informant. Used mostly in reference to ex-Mafiosi.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

pentito m (feminine pentita, masculine plural pentiti, feminine plural pentite)

  1. past participle of pentirsi

Noun[edit]

pentito m (plural pentiti)

  1. One who repents.
  2. A criminal who cooperates with police or government authorities and testifies against or provides harmful information on fellow criminals; a turncoat or informant. Used mostly in reference to ex-Mafiosi.

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