noun tre·cen·to \trā-ˈchen-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of trecento

  1. :  the 14th century; specifically :  the 14th century in Italian literature and art

Origin and Etymology of trecento

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

First Known Use: 1841

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up trecento? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).