Definition of genio in English:

genio

noun

  • 1A supernatural being or spirit; = "genius". historical and rare after 17th cent.

  • 2Distinctive character or spirit; a person's characteristic disposition.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Hitchcock (fl. 1573–1591). From Italian genio tutelary supernatural being or spirit, talent, aptitude, a person's characteristic disposition, highly talented person from classical Latin genius.

Pronunciation

genio

/ˈdʒiːnɪəʊ/