Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. : A skullcap worn by Roman Catholic clergymen. The Pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; a priest's black.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A skullcap covering the tonsure, worn under the berretta. The pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; a priest's black.

Etymologies

Italian zucchetto (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For example, here’s a picture of the Pope another job I will never have wearing the clerical headgear the Christians call the zuchetto.

    Clergytastical - Danya Ruttenberg

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