Definition of wittol in English:

wittol

noun

archaic
  • A man who is aware and tolerant of his wife's infidelity; an acquiescent cuckold.

    ‘Additionally, Cleopatra brought ruin to Caesar and, later, Mark Anthony, probably making wittols of them both.’
    ‘Galafro, King of Spain, persuaded by the words of a chiromantist, who affirmed that his wife would make a wittol of him, builds a tower in which to keep his wife, but she is in the end cozened and enjoyed by Galeotto, the son of Diego, King of Castile.’

Origin

Late Middle English apparently from wit + the last syllable (with the loss of -d) of cuckold.

Pronunciation

wittol

/ˈwɪt(ə)l/