trecento

noun
tre·​cen·​to | \ trā-ˈchen-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce trecento (audio) \

Definition of trecento

: the 14th century specifically : the 14th century in Italian literature and art

First Known Use of trecento

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trecento

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

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“Trecento.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trecento. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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