Definition of Boccaccio, Giovanni in English:

Boccaccio, Giovanni

proper noun

  • (1313–75), Italian writer, poet, and humanist. He is most noted for the "Decameron" (1348–58), a collection of 100 tales told by ten young people living in the country in order to escape the Black Death.

Pronunciation:

Boccaccio, Giovanni

/bəˈkäCHēˌō/