Cognoscente



[kon-yuh-shen-tee, kog-nuh-] /ˌkɒn yəˈʃɛn ti, ˌkɒg nə-/

plural noun, singular cognoscente
[kon-yuh-tee, kog-nuh-] /ˌkɒn yə ti, ˌkɒg nə-/ (Show IPA)
1.
persons who have superior knowledge and understanding of a particular field, especially in the fine arts, literature, and world of fashion.
/ˌkɒnjəʊˈʃɛntɪ; ˌkɒɡnəʊ-/
plural noun (sing) -te (-tiː)
1.
(sometimes sing) people with informed appreciation of a particular field, esp in the fine arts; connoisseurs
n.

“connoisseur,” 1778, from Italian cognoscente, Latinized from conoscente “connoisseur,” literally “knowing man,” from Latin cognoscentum (nominative cognoscens), present participle of cognoscere “to know” (see cognizance).
n.

plural of cognoscente (q.v.).

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