concertino

noun

con·​cer·​ti·​no ˌkän-chər-ˈtē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce concertino (audio)
plural concertinos
1
: the solo instruments in a concerto grosso
2
: a short concerto

Word History

Etymology

Italian, diminutive of concerto

First Known Use

1799, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of concertino was in 1799

Dictionary Entries Near concertino

Cite this Entry

“Concertino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concertino. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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