concertino

noun
con·​cer·​ti·​no | \ ˌkän-chər-ˈtē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce concertino (audio) \
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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“Concertino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concertino. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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