the 15th cent. as a period in Italian art and literature
Origin of quattrocentoIt, four hundred: short for mille quattrocento, one thousand four hundred
The 15th-century period of Italian art and literature.
Origin of quattrocentoItalian short for (mil) quattrocento one thousand four hundred quattro four ( from Latin quattuor ; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots.) cento hundred ( from Latin centum ; see dek&mlowring; in Indo-European roots.)