Meaning of Vespucci

Ves•puc•ci

Pronunciation: (ve-sp'chē, -spy'-It.ves-pt'chē), [key]
  1. (Americus Vespucius), 1451–1512, Italian merchant, adventurer, and explorer after whom America was named.
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