Definition of parroco in English:

parroco

(also parrocco, párroco)

noun

  • In Italian- and Spanish-speaking countries: a priest, especially a parish priest.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Dean Howells (1837–1920), author. Partly from Italian parroco, and partly from Spanish párroco, both from post-classical Latin parochus.

Pronunciation

parroco

/ˈparəkəʊ/