bowed: often used as a musical direction to performers on stringed instruments to resume using the bow after plucking the strings
Origin of arcoItalian ; from Classical Latin arcus, a bow: see arc
in an arco manner; with a bow
With a bow. Used chiefly as a direction to indicate the resumption of bowing after a pizzicato passage.
Origin of arcoItalian, bow, from Latin arcus.
- (music) A note in string instrument musical notation indicating that the bow is to be used in the usual way, usually following a passage that is played pizzicato.
Italian, from arco (“bow”)