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fugato

adverb (or adjective) fu·ga·to \füˈgät(ˌ)ō\

Definition of fugato

  1. :  having the texture (see 1texture 4c)of a musical fugue (see 1fugue 1b) the brief fugato section before the end

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Origin and Etymology of fugato

Italian, from past participle of fugare to compose as a fugue, from fuga fugue — more at fugue


First Known Use: 1829


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fugato

noun fu·ga·to \"\

Definition of fugato

plural

fugatos

  1. :  a short musical passage in fugal style; also :  a piece in fugal texture (see 1texture 4c) that lacks some usual features of a fugue (see 1fugue 1b)

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Origin and Etymology of fugato

Italian, from past participle of fugare to compose as a fugue


First Known Use: 1790


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