inamorata

[in-am-uh-rah-tuh, in-am-]
noun, plural inamoratas.
a woman who loves or is loved; female sweetheart or lover.

Origin:
1645–55; < Italian innamorata (feminine); see inamorato

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inamorata (ɪnˌæməˈrɑːtə, ˌɪnæmə-)
 
n , pl -tas
a woman with whom one is in love; a female lover
 
[C17: see inamorato]

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inamorata
"female lover," 1650s, from It. innamorata, fem. of innamorato, pp. of innamorare "to fall in love," from in "in" + amore "love."
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Example sentences
As one method of showing his devotion it was his custom to shower his inamorata with presents.
Eugene had st last discovered that his inamorata was a widow, wealthy and of good family.
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