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Noun: pianoforte  pee'a-nu,fort or pee,a-nu'for-tee [N. Amer], pee,a-now'for,tey or pee,a-now'for-tee [Brit]
  1. A keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    - piano, forte-piano

Derived forms: pianofortes

Type of: keyboard instrument, percussion instrument, percussive instrument, stringed instrument

Encyclopedia: Pianoforte