concertino

noun
con·cer·ti·no | \ˌkän-chər-ˈtē-(ˌ)nō \
plural concertinos

Definition of concertino 

1 : the solo instruments in a concerto grosso

2 : a short concerto

First Known Use of concertino

1799, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for concertino

Italian, diminutive of concerto

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