settecentist

noun
set·​te·​cen·​tist | \ ˌsetəˈchentə̇st \
plural settecentists\ -​sts \ or settecentisti\ -​ˌchen‧ˈtēstē \

Definition of settecentist

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

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History and Etymology for settecentist

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/settecentist. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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