zucchetta

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian zucchetta

NounEdit

zucchetta (plural zucchettas)

  1. A tromboncini, a kind of squash.
  2. The skullcap of an ecclesiastic, covering the tonsure.
  3. (historical) A form of helmet worn in the 16th century.

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

zucchetta f (plural zucchette)

  1. A variety of squash, a cultivar of Cucurbita moschata