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 (ə-fĭsh′ē-ə-nä′də, -fĭs′ē-, -fē′sē-)
A woman who is a devotee or fan.

[Spanish, feminine of aficionado, aficionado; see aficionado.]


a female aficionado


(əˌfɪʃ yəˈnɑ də, əˌfɪʃ ə-, əˌfi si ə-)

n., pl. -das.
a woman who is a devotee; fan.
[1950–55; < Sp: feminine of aficionado]
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