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segno

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noun se·gno \ˈsān-(ˌ)yō\

Definition of segno

plural segnos

  1. :  a notational sign; specifically :  the sign that marks the beginning or end of a musical repeat



Origin of segno

Italian, sign, from Latin signum — more at sign


First Known Use: 1908


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