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English definition of “pizzicato”

pizzicato

adjective, adverb uk   /ˌpɪt.sɪˈkɑː.təʊ/ us    /-t̬oʊ/ specialized
played by plucking the strings of a musical instrument such as a violin or cello with the fingers instead of using a bowTechnical music terms
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