tre·​cen·​to trā-ˈchen-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce trecento (audio)
: the 14th century
specifically : the 14th century in Italian literature and art

Word History


Italian, literally, three hundred, from Latin tres three + centum hundred — more at three, hundred

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trecento was in 1841

Dictionary Entries Near trecento

Cite this Entry

“Trecento.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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