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poco

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adverb po·co \ˈpō-(ˌ)kō, ˈpȯ-\

Definition of poco

  1. :  to a slight degree :  somewhat —used to qualify a direction in music <poco allegro>



Origin of poco

Italian, little, from Latin paucus — more at few


First Known Use: 1724

Rhymes with poco


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "poco" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "poco"


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