Quattrocento meaning

kwŏtrō-chĕntō
The 15th-century period of Italian art and literature.
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The 15th cent. as a period in Italian art and literature.
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The 1400s, the fifteenth-century Renaissance Italian period.
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Origin of quattrocento

  • Italian short for (mil) quattrocento one thousand four hundred quattro four (from Latin quattuor kwetwer- in Indo-European roots) cento hundred (from Latin centum dekm̥ in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary