violino piccolo

noun
violino pic·​co·​lo | \ -ˈpēkəˌlō \
plural violino piccolos

Definition of violino piccolo

: a small violin tuned usually a third higher than an ordinary violin

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First Known Use of violino piccolo

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for violino piccolo

Italian, little violin

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“Violino piccolo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/violino%20piccolo. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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