trecento

[ trey-chen-toh; Italian tre-chen-taw ]
/ treɪˈtʃɛn toʊ; Italian trɛˈtʃɛn tɔ /

noun (often initial capital letter)

the 14th century, with reference to Italy, and especially to its art or literature.

Origin of trecento

1835–45; < Italian, short for mille trecento 1300, hence representing the years 1300–99, dates beginning with these numbers

OTHER WORDS FROM trecento

tre·cen·tist, noun
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trecento
/ (treɪˈtʃɛntəʊ) /

noun

the 14th century, esp with reference to Italian art and literature

Derived forms of trecento

trecentist, noun

Word Origin for trecento

C19: shortened from Italian mille trecento one thousand three hundred
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