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parlando

adjective par·lan·do \pär-ˈlän-(ˌ)dō\

Definition of PARLANDO

:  delivered or performed in a style suggestive of speech —used as a direction in music

Variants of PARLANDO

par·lan·do or par·lan·te \-(ˌ)tā\

Origin of PARLANDO

parlando from Italian, verbal of parlare to speak, from Medieval Latin parabolare; parlante from Italian, present participle of parlare
First Known Use: circa 1854

Rhymes with PARLANDO

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