A pizzicato note or passage.
Played by plucking rather than bowing the strings.
A note or passage played in this way.
In a pizzicato manner.
Origin of pizzicato
- Italian past participle of pizzicare to pluck from pizzare to prick from pizzo point
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Italian, past participle of pizzicare, to pluck.