Definition of piccolo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpɪkələʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪkəloʊ//
(pl. piccolos) Musical instruments
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a musical instrument of the woodwind group, like a small flute that plays high notes See related entries: Musical instruments Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Italian, ‘small (flute)’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: piccolo