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Italicism

[ih-tal-uh-siz-uh m] /ɪˈtæl əˌsɪz əm/
noun
1.
Italianism, especially an idiom or a characteristic of the Italian language.
Origin of Italicism
1765-1775
1765-75; Italic + -ism
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