from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Music With a bow. Used chiefly as a direction to indicate the resumption of bowing after a pizzicato passage.
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- adv. A note in string instrument musical notation indicating that the bow is to be used in the usual way, usually following a passage that is played pizzicato.
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- adj. (of instruments in the violin family) to be played with the bow
Italian, from arco ("bow") (Wiktionary)