arco
(AR-koe)


[It., bow]


  1. Directive for a musician to play a stringed instrument with a bow as opposed to plucked or pizzicato.

    See also col arco.

  2. An Italian term for bow.

    See also [Eng.] bow; [Fr.] archet (m); [Ger.] Bogen (m); [It.] arco (m); [It.] archetto (m).


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