staccato mark

noun

Definition of staccato mark

: a pointed vertical stroke or a dot placed over or under a musical note to be produced staccato

First Known Use of staccato mark

circa 1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Staccato mark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/staccato%20mark. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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