pi·​a·​ni·​no | \ ˌpēəˈnē(ˌ)nō \
plural pianinos

Definition of pianino

1 : a small upright piano especially : a 19th-century upright piano of limited range
2 : a coin-operated player piano

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First Known Use of pianino

1848, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pianino

Italian, diminutive of piano

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“Pianino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pianino. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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