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piccolo in Music topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpiccolopic‧co‧lo /ˈpɪkələʊ $ -loʊ/ noun (plural piccolos) [countable]  APMa musical instrument that looks like a small flute
Examples from the Corpus
piccoloI can sense a piccolo fauxpas when I make one.The flutes and piccolo act in the same way at still higher altitudes.Sudden shocks - the screaming piccolo at the height of the storm - are splendid.Marsalis scales the stratospheric extreme of the piccolo trumpet without a single bobble.The change from flute to piccolo or viceversa occupies only a few seconds.