se·​gno ˈsān-(ˌ)yō How to pronounce segno (audio)
plural segnos
: a notational sign
specifically : the sign that marks the beginning or end of a musical repeat

Word History


Italian, sign, from Latin signum — more at sign

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of segno was in 1908

Dictionary Entries Near segno

Cite this Entry

“Segno.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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