Decameron, The

[dih-kam-er-uhn]
noun
a collection of 100 tales (1353) by Boccaccio.

Decameronic [dih-kam-uh-ron-ik] , adjective
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Decameron
1609, from Boccaccio's 14c. collection of 100 tales supposedly told over 10 days, from Gk. deka "ten" + hemera "day."
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Example sentences for decameron
Each story of the decameron begins with a short heading explaining the plot of the story.
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