Definition of Decameron in English:

Decameron

proper noun

  • A work by Boccaccio, written between 1348 and 1358, containing a hundred tales supposedly told in ten days by a party of ten young people who had fled from the Black Death in Florence. The work was influential on later writers such as Chaucer and Shakespeare.

Pronunciation:

Decameron

/diˈkamərən//-ˌrän/