nounpl. -·tos or -·ti
Origin of zucchettoaltered from Italian zucchetta, a cap, origin, originally , diminutive of zucca, gourd from Late Latin cucutia
nounpl. zuc·chet·tos, or zuc·chet·ti
Origin of zucchettoItalian variant of zucchetta diminutive of zucca gourd, head ; see zucchini .
worn by Cardinal John Njue, the Archbishop of Nairobi, Kenya
- A small skullcap worn by Roman Catholic clergy. The Pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; and a priest's black.