all' ottava

adverb or adjective

all' ot·​ta·​va ˌa-lə-ˈtä-və How to pronounce all' ottava (audio)
: ottava

Word History


Italian, at the octave

First Known Use

circa 1811, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of all' ottava was circa 1811

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“All' ottava.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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