[pik-uh-loh] /ˈpɪk əˌloʊ/
noun, plural piccolos.
a small flute sounding an octave higher than the ordinary flute.
noun (pl) -los
a woodwind instrument, the smallest member of the flute family, lying an octave above that of the flute See flute (sense 1)
1856, piccolo flute, from French piccolo, from Italian flauto piccolo “small flute,” from piccolo “small,” perhaps a children’s made-up word, or from picca “point,” or from Vulgar Latin root *pikk- “little,” related to *piccare “to pierce” (see pike (n.2)). Other sources suggest it is from the same source as French petit (see petit (adj.)).
A small, high-pitched flute.
[pik-uh-loh-ist] /ˈpɪk əˌloʊ ɪst/ noun 1. a person who plays the .
- Piccolo player
noun phrase A person who likes and does fellatio [1950s+; fr a double reference to the pickle-like shape of a penis and the fact that fellatio is referred to as ”playing the skin flute”]
[pis-ee-uh s, pahy-see-uh s] /ˈpɪs i əs, ˈpaɪ si əs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling pitch. 2. inflammable; combustible. 3. Zoology. black or nearly black as pitch. /ˈpɪsɪəs; ˈpaɪsɪəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling pitch
[pich] /pɪtʃ/ noun 1. a West Indian shrub or small tree, Calliandra portoricensis, of the legume family, having numerous leaflets and white, night-blooming, flowers.