ripieno

[ri-pyey-noh; Italian ree-pye-naw]Music.

noun, plural ri·pie·nos; Italian ri·pie·ni [ree-pye-nee] /riˈpyɛ ni/.

adjective


Origin of ripieno

1715–25; < Italian: full
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British Dictionary definitions for ripieni

ripieno

noun plural -ni (-niː) or -nos

(in baroque concertos and concerti grossi) the full orchestra, as opposed to the instrumental soloistsAlso called: concerto Compare concertino (def. 1)

Word Origin for ripieno

C18: from Italian: from ri- re- + pieno, from Latin plēnus full
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