pianoforte

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noun pi·ano·forte \pē-ˈa-nə-ˌfȯrt, -ˈä-, -ˌfȯr-tē; -ˌa-nə-ˈfȯr-tē, -ˌä-\

Origin and Etymology of pianoforte

Italian


First Known Use: 1767


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