zecchino

[zuh-kee-noh; Italian tsek-kee-naw]
Also zech·in [zek-in] /ˈzɛk ɪn/.

Origin of zecchino

1610–20; < Italian. See sequin
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zecchino

noun plural -ni (-nɪ)
  1. another word for sequin (def. 2)

Word Origin for zecchino

C18: from Italian; see sequin
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