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quattrocento

noun, quat·tro·cen·to often capitalized \ˌkwä-trō-ˈchen-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of QUATTROCENTO

:  the 15th century especially with reference to Italian literature and art
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Origin of QUATTROCENTO

Italian, literally, four hundred, from quattro four (from Latin quattuor) + cento hundred — more at cinquecento
First Known Use: circa 1854

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