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se•ño•ri•ta  (sān′yə rētə, sēn′-; Sp. se nyô rētä),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -tas (-təz; Sp. -täs).USA pronunciation 
  1. a Spanish term of address equivalent to miss, used alone or capitalized and prefixed to the name of a girl or unmarried woman. Abbr.: Srta.
  2. a cigar-shaped wrasse, Oxyjulis californica, found off the coast of California, olive brown above shading to creamy white below.
  • Spanish, diminutive of señora
  • 1815–25, American.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

señorita /ˌsɛnjɔːˈriːtə; Spanish: seɲoˈrita/ n ( pl -tas / -təz Spanish: -tas/)
  1. an unmarried Spanish or Spanish-speaking woman: a title of address equivalent to Miss when placed before a name or madam or miss when used alone

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