(often lowercase) of, consisting of, or pertaining to Gypsies: Tzigane music.
a Gypsy, especially a Hungarian one.
< French tzigane,
probably < Hungarian cigány,
akin to German Zigeuner, Romanian ţigan, Serbo-Croatian cȉganin, Bulgarian tsíganin,
all ultimately < Medieval Greek
member of a heretical sect of Phrygia, perhaps literally, “untouchable, inviolable” (Greek a- a-6
derivative of thingánein