dolce

adjective or adverb
dol·​ce | \ ˈdōl-(ˌ)chā How to pronounce dolce (audio) \

Definition of dolce

: soft, smooth used as a direction in music

First Known Use of dolce

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dolce

Italian, literally, sweet, from Latin dulcis — more at dulcet

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“Dolce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dolce. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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