Borrowed from Old Provençal malvatz, Old French malvais, from Vulgar Latin *malifātiu(m) (“unfortunate, unlucky”), which consists of malus (“bad”) and fātum (“destiny”). Cognates include Old French malvais, Spanish malvado.
malvagio m (plural malvagi)
- A wicked person
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