coll'ottava

adverb (or adjective)

coll'ot·​ta·​va
(ˈ)kōlȯ¦tävə,
-lə¦-
: with the addition of the octave above or the octave below the note on the written score
used as a direction in music
abbreviation coll' 8

Word History

Etymology

Italian, with the octave

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“Coll'ottava.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coll%27ottava. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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