from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Music To a slight degree or amount; somewhat. Used chiefly as a direction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. A little; -- used chiefly in phrases indicating the time or movement
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In music, a little; somewhat; rather: as, poco adagio, somewhat slow.
Italian, from Latin paucus(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)