sordino

noun sor·di·no \ sȯr-ˈdē-(ˌ)nō \

Definition of sordino

plural sordini play \sȯr-ˈdē-(ˌ)nē\
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Origin and Etymology of sordino

Italian, from sordo silent, from Latin surdus


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