noun ac·cor·da·tu·ra \əˌkȯrdəˈtu̇rə, (ˌ)aˌk-\

Definition of accordatura



  1. :  the tuning scheme of a stringed musical instrument g d′ a′ e″ is the usual accordatura of a violin

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Origin and Etymology of accordatura

Italian, literally, act of tuning, from accordato (past participle of accordare to tune, accord, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin) + -ura -ure — more at accord

First Known Use: 1782

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to cast off or become cast off

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