trecento

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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


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