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magnifico

[mag-nif-i-koh] /mægˈnɪf ɪˌkoʊ/
noun, plural magnificoes.
1.
a Venetian nobleman.
2.
any person of high rank, major importance, etc.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; noun use of Italian magnifico (adj.) < Latin magnificus. See magnific
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magnifico

/mæɡˈnɪfɪˌkəʊ/
noun (pl) -coes
1.
a magnate; grandee
Word Origin
C16: Italian from Latin magnificus; see magnific
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