Pronunciation: (kā'pō),[key] —n., —pl.-pos. 1. any of various devices for a guitar, lute, banjo, etc., that when clamped or screwed down across the strings at a given fret will raise each string a corresponding number of half tones.
2. the nut of a guitar, lute, banjo, etc. Also called capotasto.
Pronunciation: (kä'pō, kap'ō),[key] —n., —pl.-pos. the chief of a branch of the Mafia.