una corda

adverb or adjective
una cor·​da | \ ˌü-nə-ˈkȯr-də How to pronounce una corda (audio) , -(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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“Una corda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/una%20corda. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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