piccolo

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1pic·co·lo

adjective \ˈpi-kə-ˌlō\

Definition of PICCOLO

:  smaller than ordinary size <a piccolo banjo>

Illustration of PICCOLO

Origin of PICCOLO

Italian, small
First Known Use: circa 1854

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2piccolo

noun

: a musical instrument that looks like a small flute and plays very high notes

plural piccolos

Full Definition of PICCOLO

:  a small shrill flute whose range is an octave higher than that of an ordinary flute
pic·co·lo·ist \-ˌlō-ist\ noun

Illustration of PICCOLO

Origin of PICCOLO

Italian, short for piccolo flauto small flute
First Known Use: 1856

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