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saltarello

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noun sal·ta·rel·lo \ˌsal-tə-ˈre-(ˌ)lō, ˌsäl-\

Definition of saltarello

plural

saltarellos

  1. :  an Italian dance with a lively hop step beginning each measure



Origin and Etymology of saltarello

Italian, from saltare to jump, from Latin


First Known Use: circa 1724


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