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trecento

[trey-chen-toh; Italian tre-chen-taw] /treɪˈtʃɛn toʊ; Italian trɛˈtʃɛn tɔ/
noun, (often initial capital letter)
1.
the 14th century, with reference to Italy, and especially to its art or literature.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Italian, short for mille trecento 1300, hence representing the years 1300-99, dates beginning with these numbers
Related forms
trecentist, noun
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trecento

/treɪˈtʃɛntəʊ/
noun
1.
the 14th century, esp with reference to Italian art and literature
Derived Forms
trecentist, noun
Word Origin
C19: shortened from Italian mille trecento one thousand three hundred
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