What does the word pianoforte mean?

Usage examples for pianoforte

  1. The bustle having in a measure subsided, I gave orders for the soup to be served, at the same time turning the current into the electric pianoforte. – Ruggles of Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  2. She appeared in a concert at the age of twelve, playing both the pianoforte and the violin. – Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday by Henry C. Lahee
  3. I had lessons, furthermore, in singing and in pianoforte playing, but without result. – Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel by Friedrich Froebel