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adv. & adj.
With one's identity disguised or concealed. Used of a woman.
A woman or girl whose identity is disguised or concealed.
[Italian, feminine of incognito, incognito; see incognito.]
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a female who is in disguise or unknown; a female incognito
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in•cog•ni•ta(ˌɪn kɒgˈni tə, ɪnˈkɒg nɪ-)
adv., adj., n., pl. -tas. adv., adj.
1. (of a woman or girl) with one's identity hidden or unknown.n.
2. a woman or girl who is incognita.
3. the state or disguise of such a woman or girl.
[1660–70; < Italian; feminine of incognito]
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