una cor·​da | \ˌü-nə-ˈkȯr-də, -(ˌ)dä\

Definition of una corda 

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

First Known Use of una corda

circa 1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for una corda

Italian, literally, one string

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The first known use of una corda was circa 1849

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