Meaning of altissimo

al•tis•si•mo

Pronunciation: (al-tis'u-mō"It.äl-tēs'sē-mô"), [key]
— Music. Music.
—adj.
  1. very high.
—n.
  1. in the second octave above the treble staff.
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