arco

adverb or adjective
ar·​co | \ ˈär-(ˌ)kō How to pronounce arco (audio) \

Definition of arco

: with the bow usually used as a direction in music for players of stringed instruments — compare pizzicato

First Known Use of arco

1806, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for arco

Italian, from arco bow, from Latin arcus — more at arrow

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“Arco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arco. Accessed 23 Apr. 2021.

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