segno

noun
se·​gno | \ ˈsān-(ˌ)yō How to pronounce segno (audio) \
plural segnos

Definition of segno

: a notational sign specifically : the sign that marks the beginning or end of a musical repeat

First Known Use of segno

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for segno

Italian, sign, from Latin signum — more at sign

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The first known use of segno was in 1908

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“Segno.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/segno. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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