marcato

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adverb or adjective mar·ca·to \mär-ˈkä-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of marcato

  1. :  with strong accentuation —used as a direction in music

Origin and Etymology of marcato

Italian, past participle of marcare to mark, accent, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German marcōn to mark


First Known Use: circa 1840

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