sordino

play
noun sor·di·no \sȯr-ˈdē-(ˌ)nō\

Definition of sordino

plural

sordini

play \sȯr-ˈdē-(ˌ)nē\
  1. :  mute 3

Origin and Etymology of sordino

Italian, from sordo silent, from Latin surdus


First Known Use: circa 1801

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