cicisbeo

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ci·cis·be·o

 (chē′chēz-bā′ō′)
n. pl. ci·cis·be·i (-bā′ē′)
The male lover or companion of a married woman, especially in 18th-century Europe.

[Italian, of unknown origin.]

cicisbeo

(tʃitʃizˈbɛːo)
n, pl -bei (-ˈbɛːi)
(Historical Terms) the escort or lover of a married woman, esp in 18th-century Italy
[C18: Italian, of uncertain origin]