dol·​cis·​si·​mo | \ dōlˈchēsəˌmō, -chis- \

Definition of dolcissimo

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: very sweet or soft used as a direction in music

Dolcissimo

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of Dolcissimo (Entry 2 of 2)

: a very soft organ flute stop of 8′ pitch

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History and Etymology for dolcissimo

Adjective (or adverb)

Italian (superlative of dolce sweet), from Latin dulcissimus, superlative of dulcis sweet

Noun

Italian, from dolcissimo, adjective

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“Dolcissimo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dolcissimo. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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