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secondo

[si-kon-doh, -kohn-; Italian se-kawn-daw] /sɪˈkɒn doʊ, -ˈkoʊn-; Italian sɛˈkɔn dɔ/
noun, plural secondi
[si-kon-dee, -kohn-; Italian se-kawn-dee] /sɪˈkɒn di, -ˈkoʊn-; Italian sɛˈkɔn di/ (Show IPA).
Music.
1.
the second or lower part in a duet, especially in a piano duet.
2.
the performer playing this part.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Italian; see second1
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secondo

/sɛˈkɒndəʊ/
noun (pl) -di (-diː)
1.
the left-hand part in a piano duet Compare primo
Word Origin
Italian: second1
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