Definitions of zucchetta

  1. tsuk-ket'ta, n. the skull-cap of an ecclesiastic, covering the tonsure: a form of helmet worn in the 16th century. [ It., dim. of zucca, a gourd.]
  2. -etto, n. R. -C. ecclesiastic\'s skull-cap, black for priest, purple for bishop, red for cardinal, & white for Pope.
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