noun, plural grav·i·cem·ba·li [grav-i-chem-buh-lee, grah-vi-] /ˌgræv ɪˈtʃɛm bəˌli, ˌgrɑ vɪ-/, grav·i·cem·ba·los.
Origin of gravicembalo
1855–60; < Italian, alteration of clavicembalo harpsichord (by association with grave heavy); see clavicembalo
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Historical Examples of gravicembalo
Fétis, in his Biographie Universelle des Musiciens, even states that he wrote sonatas for gravicembalo.The Pianoforte Sonata