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Meaning of ITALIAN

Pronunciation:  i'talyun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the Romance language spoken in Italy
  2. [n]  a native or inhabitant of Italy
  3. [adj]  of or pertaining to or characteristic of Italy or its people or culture or language; "Italian cooking"

ITALIAN is a 7 letter word that starts with I.


 See Also: dago, Etruscan, European, greaseball, Guinea, Italia, Italian Republic, Italy, Latinian language, Neopolitan, Old Italian, Oscan, Roman, Romance, Romance language, Samnite, Sardinian, Sicilian, Tuscan, Tuscan, Venetian, wop



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \I*tal"ian\, a. [Cf. F. italien, It. italiano. Cf.
    Of or pertaining to Italy, or to its people or language.
    {Italian cloth} a light material of cotton and worsted; --
       called also {farmer's satin}.
    {Italian iron}, a heater for fluting frills.
    {Italian juice}, Calabrian liquorice.
  2. \I*tal"ian\, n.
    1. A native or inhabitant of Italy.
    2. The language used in Italy, or by the Italians.