primi

primo

[pree-moh; for 1, 2 also Italian pree-maw]
noun, plural primos, primi [pree-mee; Italian pree-mee] . Music.
1.
the part of a piano duet played on the upper half of the keyboard.
2.
the first or leading part in an ensemble.
adjective
3.
Slang.
a.
first-class: dinner at a primo restaurant.
b.
highly valuable or most essential: the primo player on the team.

Origin:
1785–95; < Italian: literally, first < Latin prīmus. See prime

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primo (ˈpriːməʊ)
 
n , pl -mos, -mi
1.  music Compare secondo the upper or right-hand part in a piano duet
2.  Also: primo tempo at the same speed as at the beginning of the piece
 
[Italian: first, from Latin prīmus]

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primo definition

[ˈprimo]
  1. mod.
    great; first-class. : This pizza is really primo.

  2. Go to (el) primo. :
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