quattrocentist

noun

quat·​tro·​cen·​tist
ˌkwä‧trōˈchentə̇st
plural quattrocentists or quattrocentisti
-ˌchen‧ˈtē(ˌ)stē,
-ˈtistē
1
: an Italian of the quattrocento
especially : a poet or artist of this period
2
: a student of the art or literature of the quattrocento

Word History

Etymology

Italian quattrocentista, from quattrocento + -ista -ist (from Latin)

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“Quattrocentist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quattrocentist. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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