Origin of seccoItalian from Classical Latin siccus: see siccative
Origin of seccoItalian from Latin siccus dry
- (art) dry
- Secco painting, or painting in secco, is painting on dry plaster, as distinguished from fresco painting, on wet or fresh plaster.
- (music) dry - sparse accompaniment, staccato, without resonance
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