capitasti

[ kah-pee-tahs-tee, -puh- ]
/ ˌkɑ piˈtɑs ti, -pə- /

noun

a plural of capotasto.

Definition for capitasti (2 of 2)

capotasto

[ kah-poh-tahs-toh, -puh- ]
/ ˌkɑ poʊˈtɑs toʊ, -pə- /

noun, plural ca·po·tas·tos, ca·pi·tas·ti [kah-pee-tahs-tee, -puh-] /ˌkɑ piˈtɑs ti, -pə-/.


Origin of capotasto

< Italian, equivalent to capo head (see capo2) + tasto finger board, fret, literally, touch, feel, noun derivative of tastare to touch lightly, perhaps < Vulgar Latin *taxitare, for Latin taxāre, frequentative of Latin tangere to touch
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