fagotto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian. So called from being divided into parts for ease of carrying, making it a sort of small bundle or fagot. See fagot.

Noun[edit]

fagotto ‎(plural fagottos or fagottoes)

  1. (music, dated) The bassoon.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of Vulgar Latin *facus, from Latin fascis ‎(bundle of wood).

Noun[edit]

fagotto m ‎(plural fagotti)

  1. bundle; sad sack
  2. swag
  3. (music) bassoon

Derived terms[edit]