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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Italian

cameo

noun
     
Related topics: Literature, Film
cam‧e‧o plural cameos [countable]
1AMF a short appearance in a film or play by a well-known actor
2 a small piece of jewellery with a raised shape, usually a person's face, on a flat background of a different colour:
a cameo brooch
3TCNAL a short piece of writing that gives a clear idea of a person, place, or event

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