cantabile

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adverb or adjective can·ta·bi·le \kän-ˈtä-bi-ˌlā, -lē\

Definition of cantabile

  1. :  in a singing manner —often used as a direction in music

Origin and Etymology of cantabile

Italian, from Late Latin cantabilis worthy to be sung, from Latin cantare


First Known Use: circa 1724

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