appoggiatura[ə päj′ə to̵or′ə]
appoggiatura definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Italian ; from appoggiare, to rest, lean ; from Vulgar Latin appodiare, to support ; from Classical Latin ad-, to plush an unverified form podiare, to support ; from podium, podium
appoggiatura definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Italian, from appoggiato, past participle of appoggiare, to lean on, from Vulgar Latin *appodiāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin podium, support (from Greek podion, base, from pous, pod-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots).