cinquecento

noun cin·que·cen·to \ ˌchiŋ-kwi-ˈchen-(ˌ)tō \

Definition of cinquecento

:the 16th century especially in Italian art and literature

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Origin and Etymology of cinquecento

Italian, literally, five hundred, from cinque five (from Latin quinque) + cento hundred, from Latin centum — more at hundred


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