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[ 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.

Nearby words

due bill, due diligence, due process, due process of law, due to, duecento, duel, duelist, duello, duende, duenna
Also dugento.

Origin of duecento

< Italian, short for mil duecento 1200, used to refer to the period 1200–99
Related formsdu·e·cen·tist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019