poco

[ poh-koh; Italian paw-kaw ]
/ ˈpoʊ koʊ; Italian ˈpɔ kɔ /

adverb Music.

somewhat; rather: poco presto.

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Origin of poco

1715–25; <Italian: little <Latin paucus few
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British Dictionary definitions for poco

poco

un poco

/ (ˈpəʊkəʊ, Italian ˈpɔːko) /

adjective, adverb

music (in combination) a little; to a small degreepoco rit; un poco meno mosso

Word Origin for poco

from Italian: little, from Latin paucus few, scanty
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