Italianate



[adjective ih-tal-yuh-neyt, -nit; verb ih-tal-yuh-neyt] /adjective ɪˈtæl yəˌneɪt, -nɪt; verb ɪˈtæl yəˌneɪt/

adjective
1.
Italianized; conforming to the Italian type or style or to Italian customs, manners, etc.
2.
Art. in the style of Renaissance or Baroque Italy.
3.
Architecture. noting or pertaining to a mid-Victorian American style remotely based on Romanesque vernacular residential and castle architecture of the Italian countryside, but sometimes containing Renaissance and Baroque elements.
verb (used with object), Italianated, Italianating.
4.
to Italianize.
/ɪˈtæljənɪt; -ˌneɪt/
adjective
1.
Italian in style or character
adj.

1570s, from Italian Italianato “rendered Italian,” from Italiano (see Italian).

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