plural settecentists
or settecentisti
: an artist, poet, or student of the 18th century period in Italian literature and art

Word History


Italian settecentista, from settecento seven hundred, 18th century (from sette seven—from Latin septem —+ cento hundred, from Latin centum) + -ista -ist

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“Settecentist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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