italophil

Italophile

[ih-tal-uh-fahyl, it-l-uh-]
noun
1.
a person who admires Italian customs, traditions, etc.
adjective
2.
Also, Italophil [ih-tal-uh-fil, it-l-uh-] . favoring Italian customs, manners, traditions, etc.

Origin:
1905–10; Ital(ian) + -o- + -phile

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