seicento

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noun sei·cen·to \sā-ˈchen-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of seicento

  1. :  the 17th century; specifically :  the 17th century period in Italian literature and art

Origin and Etymology of seicento

Italian, literally, six-hundred, from sei six (from Latin sex) + cento hundred — more at six, cinquecento


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