zucchetto

noun zuc·chet·to \ zu̇-ˈke-(ˌ)tō , tsü- \

Definition of zucchetto

plural zucchettos
:a small round skullcap worn by Roman Catholic ecclesiastics in colors that vary according to the rank of the wearer

Origin and Etymology of zucchetto

Italian, diminutive of zucca gourd, head


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