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(in Italy) a princess:[as title] ‘la Principessa Anna Sabatini’
- ‘He has crinkle eyes and treats me like a principessa.’
- ‘There aren't many places where a principessa will ask what you'd like for breakfast.’
Italian, from medieval Latin principissa, from Latin princeps, princip- (see prince).
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