zucchetto
noun (plural -tos) Etymology: Italian, diminutive of zucca gourd, head Date: 1853 a small round skullcap worn by Roman Catholic ecclesiastics in colors that vary according to the rank of the wearer

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  • Zucchetto — • The small, round skullcap of the ecclesiastic Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Zucchetto     Zucchetto     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • zucchetto — {{hw}}{{zucchetto}}{{/hw}}(o z ) s. m. 1  Dimin. di zucca . 2 (region.) Zucchina. 3 (est.) Berretto a forma di calotta emisferica …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • zucchetto — /tsu k:et:o/ o /dzu k:et:o/ s.m. [dim. di zucca ], region. 1. [frutto immaturo, verde e commestibile di una varietà della zucca, ampiamente usato come ortaggio e cucinato in vari modi] ▶◀ [➨ zucchina]. 2. (abbigl.) a. (eccles.) [copricapo usato… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • zucchetto — (n.) 1853, from It. zucchetta a cap, originally dim. of zucca gourd, head, perhaps from L.L. cucutia, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • zucchetto — (izg. cukȅto) m DEFINICIJA kapica na tjemenu koju nose katolički svećenici; boja ovisi o rangu svećenika (bijela za papu, crvena za kardinale, ljubičasta za biskupe i crna za ostale) ETIMOLOGIJA tal …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • zucchetto — [zo͞o ket′ō, zo͞o ket′ə; ] It [ tso͞o ket′tō̂] n. pl. zucchettos or It. zucchetti [tso͞o ket′tē] [altered < It zucchetta, a cap, orig., dim. of zucca, gourd < LL cucutia] a skullcap worn by Roman Catholic prelates: an abbot s is black, a… …   English World dictionary

  • Zucchetto — The zucchetto (plural zucchetti , Italian for small gourd ), also called pileolus, is a small skullcap worn by clerics of the Roman Catholic Church and within Anglicanism (the Episcopal Church in the U.S.). It was first adopted for practical… …   Wikipedia

  • Zucchetto — Zuc|chet|to [t̮sʊ kɛto ], der; s, …tti [ital. zucchetto] (schweiz.): Zucchino. * * * Zuc|chet|to [tsʊ kɛto], der; s, ...tti [ital. zucchetto] (schweiz.): Zucchino …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Zucchetto — Pileolus Papst Paul VI. mit Pileolus Pileolus (vom lateinischen pileus „Hut“ bzw. „Mütze“), auch Zucchetto, Soli Deo oder altertümlich Kalotte ist Teil der kirchlichen Kleidung, vor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • zucchetto — /zooh ket oh/; It. /tsoohk ket taw/, n., pl. zucchettos, It. zucchetti / tee/. a small, round skullcap worn by Roman Catholic ecclesiastics, a priest s being black, a bishop s violet, a cardinal s red, and the pope s white; calotte. [1850 55; <… …   Universalium

  • zucchetto — zuc·chét·to s.m. 1. CO TS eccl. copricapo, usato dagli ecclesiastici, a forma di piccola calotta, di colore diverso secondo il grado gerarchico; ricevere lo zucchetto rosso, essere nominato cardinale | TS abbigl. estens., copricapo, spec.… …   Dizionario italiano

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