contessa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian contessa

Noun[edit]

contessa ‎(plural contessas)

  1. A countess, often specifically an Italian countess
    • 2007, January 8, “Jack Anderson”, in Ruthanna Boris, Versatile Ballet Russe Dancer, Dies at 88[1]:
      [] Ms. Boris choreographed a tale about a haughty contessa who tries to seduce a young man with wondrous perfumes.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin comitissa.

Noun[edit]

contessa f ‎(plural contesse)

  1. countess

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