noun pon·ti·cel·lo \ˌpäntəˈche(ˌ)lō\

Definition of ponticello



  1. 1 :  the bridge of a bowed stringed musical instrument

  2. 2 :  a change in register in the voice (as of a boy at puberty) :  break

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Origin and Etymology of ponticello

Italian, diminutive of ponte bridge, from Latin pont-, pons

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a brief usually trivial fact

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