Origin of sequin
Related formsse·quined, adjective
Definition for zechin (2 of 2)
noun, plural zec·chi·ni [zuh-kee-nee; Italian tsek-kee-nee] /zəˈki ni; Italian tsɛkˈki ni/.
Origin of zecchino
Examples from the Web for zechin
Page 329: "zechin" was printed as "zecchino" in the Italian edition.
There is still a tradition in the island that the Venetians paid a zechin for every olive-tree that was planted.Cyprus|Franz von Lher
Certainly the florin, or zechin, as it was called later, is worth about twelve Italian lire.