Definition of tazza in English:


Syllabification: taz·za
Pronunciation: /ˈtätsə


  • A saucer-shaped cup mounted on a foot.
    More example sentences
    • When the fashion for tazzas waned many had their central ‘trumpet’ foot removed and three or four smaller feet were added at the borders.
    • Characteristic of Kuzmichev's fine enameling is the small tazza in Plate X, which incorporates a cockerel leaning against the stem.
    • A silver tazza bearing the Royal African Company arms and made the same year as the Garthorne monteith, but by a different maker, is in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.


early 19th century: from Italian, from Arabic ṭasa 'bowl'.

More definitions of tazza

Definition of tazza in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space