Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An Italian countess.

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  • noun A countess, often specifically an Italian countess

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian, feminine of conte, count, from Late Latin comes, comit-; see count.]

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From Italian contessa

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