gazzetta

noun
variants: or

gazet

Definition of gazzetta

plural

gazzettas

or

gazets

  1. :  a small Venetian copper coin of the 16th and 17th centuries

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Origin and Etymology of gazzetta

Italian gazzetta, from Venetian dialect gazeta, perhaps diminutive of gaza magpie, from Latin Gaja, a name for women


First Known Use: 1607


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