[doo-uh-chen-toh, dyoo-; Italian doo-e-chen-taw]
noun (often initial capital letter)
the 13th century, with reference to Italy, especially to its art or literature.
Origin of duecento
< Italian, short for mil duecento 1200, used to refer to the period 1200–99
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