accordature

accordatura

[uh-kawr-duh-toor-uh; Italian ahk-kawr-dah-too-rah]
noun, plural accordaturas, accordature [Italian ahk-kawr-dah-too-re] . Music.
the notes to which a stringed instrument is tuned.

Origin:
< Italian: literally, a tuning, equivalent to accordat(o) (past participle of accordare < Vulgar Latin *accordāre; see accord) + -ūra -ure

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