duecento

[ doo-uh-chen-toh, dyoo-; Italian doo-e-chen-taw ]
/ ˌdu əˈtʃɛn toʊ, ˌdyu-; Italian ˌdu ɛˈtʃɛn tɔ /

noun (often initial capital letter)

the 13th century, with reference to Italy, especially to its art or literature.

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Also dugento.

Origin of duecento

< Italian, short for mil duecento 1200, used to refer to the period 1200–99

OTHER WORDS FROM duecento

du·e·cen·tist, noun
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