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[in-am-uh-rah-tuh, in-am-] /ɪnˌæm əˈrɑ tə, ˌɪn æm-/

noun, plural inamoratas.
a woman who loves or is loved; female sweetheart or lover.
/ɪnˌæməˈrɑːtə; ˌɪnæmə-/
noun (pl) -tas
a woman with whom one is in love; a female lover

“female lover,” 1650s, from Italian innamorata, fem. of innamorato, past participle of innamorare “to fall in love,” from in “in” + amore “love” (see Amy).


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