secco

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1sec·co

noun \ˈse-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of SECCO

:  the art of painting on dry plaster

Origin of SECCO

Italian, from secco dry, from Latin siccus — more at sack
First Known Use: 1852

2secco

adjective or adverb

Definition of SECCO

1
:  short and very staccato —used as a direction in music
2
of a recitative :  accompanied only by the instruments playing the continuo

Origin of SECCO

Italian, literally, dry
First Known Use: circa 1854

Rhymes with SECCO

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