secco

[sek-oh; Italian sek-kaw] /ˈsɛk oʊ; Italian ˈsɛk kɔ/
noun
adjective
2.
(of notes or passages in a musical score) played and released abruptly and without resonance.
Origin
1850–55; < Italian: dry; see sack3
British Dictionary definitions for secco
secco (ˈsɛkəʊ)
 
n , pl -cos
1.  Compare fresco wall painting done on dried plaster with tempera or pigments ground in limewater
2.  any wall painting other than true fresco
 
[C19: from Italian: dry, from Latin siccus]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source

Rhymes with secco

Tile value for secco

9
11
Scrabble Words With Friends