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Florio, John

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Pronunciation: /ˈflɔːrɪəʊ
 
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Definition of Florio, John in English:

( Circa 1553–1625), English lexicographer, of Italian descent. He produced an Italian-English dictionary entitled A Worlde of Wordes (1598) and translated Montaigne’s essays into English (1603).

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noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words