una cor·​da | \ ˌü-nə-ˈkȯr-də How to pronounce una corda (audio) , -(ˌ)dä\

Definition of una corda

 (Entry 1 of 5)

: with soft pedal depressed used as a direction in piano music

Una boat

noun (1)
\ ˈyünə-\

Definition of Una boat (Entry 2 of 5)

British

una corda pedal

noun (2)

Definition of una corda pedal (Entry 3 of 5)

uña de gato

noun (3)
uña de ga·​to | \ ˈüyədāˈgä(ˌ)tō\

Definition of uña de gato (Entry 4 of 5)

: any of various shrubs or trees of the southwestern U.S. and Spanish America having sharp recurved prickles or thorns especially : cat's-claw

una voce

adverb
una vo·​ce | \ ˈünəˈvōkā, ˈyünəˈvōsē\

Definition of una voce (Entry 5 of 5)

: with one voice : unanimously

First Known Use of una corda

Adverb or adjective

circa 1849, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for una corda

Adverb or adjective

Italian, literally, one string

Noun (1)

from Una, the first boat of this kind taken to England (1853)

Noun (3)

American Spanish, literally, cat's claw

Adverb

Latin, with one voice

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about una corda

Statistics for una corda

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for una corda

The first known use of una corda was circa 1849

See more words from the same year

Comments on una corda

What made you want to look up una corda? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a small bunch of flowers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!