quattrocento

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

Definition of quattrocento

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

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Origin and Etymology of quattrocento

Italian, literally, four hundred, from quattro four (from Latin quattuor) + cento hundred — more at cinquecento


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