Magnificoes
Magnifico Mag*nif"i*co, n.; pl. {Magnificoes}. [It. See {Magnific}.] 1. A grandee or nobleman of Venice; -- so called in courtesy. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. A rector of a German university. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • magnificoes — mæg nɪfɪkəʊ n. Venetian nobleman …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Magnifico — Mag*nif i*co, n.; pl. {Magnificoes}. [It. See {Magnific}.] 1. A grandee or nobleman of Venice; so called in courtesy. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A rector of a German university. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Merchant of Venice — This article is about Shakespeare s play. For other uses, see The Merchant of Venice (disambiguation). The Merchant of Venice Title page of the first quarto of Merchant of Venice (1600) …   Wikipedia

  • H. L. Mencken — Mencken redirects here. For other people named Mencken, see Mencken (surname). H. L. Mencken Born Henry Louis Mencken September 12, 1880(1880 09 12) Baltimore, Maryland Died January 29, 1956 …   Wikipedia

  • magnifico — /mag nif i koh /, n., pl. magnificoes. 1. a Venetian nobleman. 2. any person of high rank, major importance, etc. [1565 75; n. use of It magnifico (adj.) < L magnificus. See MAGNIFIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • magnifico — [mag nɪfɪkəʊ] noun (plural magnificoes) informal an eminent, powerful, or important person. Origin C16: Ital., magnificent , orig. used to denote a Venetian magnate …   English new terms dictionary

  • magnifico — /mægˈnɪfɪkoʊ/ (say mag nifikoh) noun (plural magnificoes) 1. a Venetian grandee. 2. any grandee or great personage. {Italian, from Latin magnificus magnific} …   Australian English dictionary

  • magnifico — [mag nif′i kō΄] n. pl. magnificoes or magnificos [It < L magnificus: see MAGNIFICENCE] 1. a nobleman of ancient Venice 2. a person of high rank or great importance …   English World dictionary

  • mag|nif|i|co — «mag NIHF uh koh», noun, plural coes. 1. a Venetian nobleman: »The duke himself, and the magnificoes of greatest port (Shakespeare). 2. a person in an exalted position or one of great importance: »Rockingham, a virtuous magnifico,…resolved to… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”