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Definition of pizzicato adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pizzicato

 adjective,adverb
adjective, adverb
NAmE//ˌpɪtsɪˈkɑt̮oʊ//
 
(music)
 
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played using the fingers instead of a bow 1to pull at the strings of a musical instrument such as a violin
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