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Meaning of PICCOLO

Pronunciation:  'piku`low

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small flute; pitched an octave above the standard flute
 

PICCOLO is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: flute, transverse flute

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pic"co*lo\, n. [It., small.]
1. (Mus.) A small, shrill flute, the pitch of which is an
   octave higher than the ordinary flute; an octave flute.

2. (Mus.) A small upright piano.

3. (Mus.) An organ stop, with a high, piercing tone.

 
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