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poco a poco

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adverb po·co a po·co \ˈpō-kō-(ˌ)ä-ˈpō-(ˌ)kō, ˈpȯ-kō-(ˌ)ä-ˈpȯ-\

Definition of poco a poco

  1. :  little by little :  gradually —used as a direction in music



Origin and Etymology of poco a poco

Italian


First Known Use: circa 1854


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