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dolce

[dohl-chey; Italian dawl-che] /ˈdoʊl tʃeɪ; Italian ˈdɔl tʃɛ/
adjective
1.
sweet; soft.
noun
2.
an instruction to the performer that the music is to be executed softly and sweetly.
3.
a soft-toned organ stop.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Italian < Latin dulcis savory, sweet; see dulcet
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dolce

/ˈdɒltʃɪ; Italian ˈdoltʃe/
adjective, adverb
1.
(music) (to be performed) gently and sweetly
Word Origin
Italian: sweet
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