Piccolo Definition

pĭkə-lō
piccolos
noun
A small instrument of the flute family, pitched an octave above the ordinary flute.
Webster's New World

A waiter's assistant in a hotel or restaurant.

Wiktionary

A bottle of champagne containing 0.1875 liters of fluid, 1/4 the volume of a standard bottle; a quarter bottle or snipe.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
adjective
Of, relating to, or being a musical instrument considerably smaller than the usual size.
A piccolo trumpet; a piccolo concertina.
American Heritage
Small; little; diminutive.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Piccolo

Noun

Singular:
piccolo
Plural:
piccolos

Origin of Piccolo

  • French from Italian short for (flauto) piccolo small (flute)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Italian piccolo (“small").

    From Wiktionary

  • Italian small

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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