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

  • n. An Italian countess.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A countess, often specifically an Italian countess

Etymologies

Italian, feminine of conte, count, from Late Latin comes, comit-; see count2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Italian contessa (Wiktionary)

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