Etymology
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Casanova (n.)

"man of carnal adventures, connoisseur of seduction," 1888, from Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seignalt (1725-1798), the infamous debaucher. His name could be Englished as Jacob Jerome Newhouse, which sounds somewhat less romantic.

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Definitions of Casanova

Casanova (n.)
an Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798);
Synonyms: Giovanni Jacopo Casanova / Casanova de Seingalt / Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt
Casanova (n.)
any man noted for his amorous adventures;
From wordnet.princeton.edu