from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of Romany.
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- proper n. A nomadic people with origins in India, the Roma.
- proper n. The Indo-Aryan lect of the Roma people, or one of its sublects (such as Roma, Sinti, Romanichal, etc), closely related to Hindi and Rajasthani.
- n. A member of the Roma people.
- adj. Of or belonging to the Roma people.
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- adj. of or relating to the Gypsies or their language or culture
- n. a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)
From Romani romani, feminine form of romano ("of or pertaining to the Roma"), from rom ("man"). See also Roma. (Wiktionary)