secondo

noun
se·​con·​do | \ si-ˈkōn-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce secondo (audio) , -ˈkän- \
plural secondi\ si-​ˈkōn-​(ˌ)dē How to pronounce secondi (audio) , -​ˈkän-​ \

Definition of secondo

: the second part in a concerted piece especially : the lower part (as in a piano duet)

First Known Use of secondo

1792, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for secondo

Italian, from secondo, adjective, second, from Latin secundus

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“Secondo.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/secondo. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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