zecchino

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

zecchino ‎(plural zecchinos or zecchini)

  1. (historical) An old gold coin of Italy; a sequin.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From zecca ‎(mint), from Arabic سِكَّة ‎(sikka, die for coining, coin).

Noun[edit]

zecchino m ‎(plural zecchini)

  1. A gold coin, especially a Venetian ducat.

Related terms[edit]

  • oro zecchino - pure gold