noun, plural ac·ciac·ca·tu·ras, ac·ciac·ca·tu·re [-too r-ey, -too r-ee; Italian -too-re] /-ˈtʊər eɪ, -ˈtʊər i; Italian -ˈtu rɛ/. Music.
Examples from the Web for acciaccatura
In the second half of the first bar, the acciaccatura was never intended by the composer to be actually sung as printed.Style in Singing|W. E. Haslam
The appoggiatura is always accented, but the acciaccatura never is, the stress always falling on the melody tone.
The acciaccatura (or short appoggiatura) is written like the appoggiatura except that it has a light stroke across its stem.