notturno

noun
not·​tur·​no | \ nəˈtu̇r(ˌ)nō, nōˈ- \
plural notturni\ -​(ˌ)nē \

Definition of notturno

1 : an 18th century piece for an instrumental group composed in several movements and resembling the serenade or divertimento
2 : nocturne

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History and Etymology for notturno

Italian, adjective, of night, from Latin nocturnus

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“Notturno.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/notturno. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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