cinquecentist

[ching-kwi-chen-tist]

noun

an Italian writer or artist of the 16th century.

Nearby words

  1. cinnamyl acetate,
  2. cinquain,
  3. cinque,
  4. cinque ports,
  5. cinque terre,
  6. cinquecento,
  7. cinquedea,
  8. cinquefoil,
  9. cintra,
  10. cinzano

Origin of cinquecentist

1870–75; < Italian cinquecentista, equivalent to cinquecent(o) (see cinquecento) + -ista -ist

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