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clavicembalo

[klav-i-chem-buh-loh] /ˌklæv ɪˈtʃɛm bəˌloʊ/
noun, plural clavicembali
[klav-i-chem-buh-lee] /ˌklæv ɪˈtʃɛm bəˌli/ (Show IPA)
1.
a harpsichord.
Origin of clavicembalo
1730-1740
1730-40; < Italian < Medieval Latin clāvicymbalum, equivalent to Latin clāvi(s) key + cymbalum cymbal
Related forms
clavicembalist, noun
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clavicembalo

/ˌklævɪˈtʃɛmbələʊ/
noun (pl) -los
1.
another name for harpsichord
Word Origin
C18: from Italian, from Medieval Latin clāvis key + cymbalumcymbal
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