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con sordino

[ kon sawr-dee-noh, kohn; Italian kawn sawr-dee-naw ]
/ kɒn sɔrˈdi noʊ, koʊn; Italian kɔn sɔrˈdi nɔ /
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adverb

with the mute (used as a direction in music to a string player).

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Origin of con sordino

From Italian, dating back to 1815–25; see origin at sordino
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con sordino

adverb

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