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noun (1)

plural -s
: a large 17th century reed bombardon


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noun (2)

variants or less commonly niccolo
plural -s
: a variety of onyx having a faint bluish layer over black

Word History


Noun (1)


Noun (2)

obsolete Italian niccolo, probably diminutive of Old Italian onice onyx, from Latin onych-, onyx onyx

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“Nicolo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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