marcato

[mahr-kah-toh; Italian mahr-kah-taw]
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adjective

(of notes or chords in a musical score) strongly accented.

Origin of marcato

1830–40; < Italian: marked
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marcato

adjective

(of notes) heavily accented

adverb

with each note heavily accented

Word Origin for marcato

C19: from Italian: marked
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