magnifico

magnifico

[mag-nif-i-koh]
noun, plural magnificoes.
1.
a Venetian nobleman.
2.
any person of high rank, major importance, etc.

Origin:
1565–75; noun use of Italian magnifico (adj.) < Latin magnificus. See magnific

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magnifico (mæɡˈnɪfɪˌkəʊ)
 
n , pl -coes
a magnate; grandee
 
[C16: Italian from Latin magnificus; see magnific]

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