Definition of dogaressa in US English:

dogaressa

(also dogeressa)

noun

  • The wife of a doge.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Lord Byron (1788–1824), poet. From Italian dogaressa, irregularly from doge + -essa.

Pronunciation

dogaressa

/dəʊ(d)ʒəˈrɛsə/