Zucchetto Definition

zo͝o-kĕtō, tso͝ok-kĕttō
zucchetto, zucchettos
noun
A skullcap worn by Roman Catholic prelates: an abbot's is black, a bishop's purple, a cardinal's red, and the Pope's white.
Webster's New World
Advertisement

Other Word Forms of Zucchetto

Noun

Singular:
zucchetto
Plural:
zucchettos

Origin of Zucchetto

  • Italian zucchetto, ultimately variant diminutive of zucca (“gourd, squash"), as in zucchini.

    From Wiktionary

  • Italian variant of zucchetta diminutive of zucca gourd, head zucchini

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

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to zucchetto using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

zucchetto
Advertisement

Words Near Zucchetto in the Dictionary