diminuendo

adverb or adjective
di·​min·​u·​en·​do | \ də-ˌmin-yə-ˈwen-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce diminuendo (audio) , -yü-ˈen- also -ˌmi-nə-ˈwen-\

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diminuendo noun

First Known Use of diminuendo

1775, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diminuendo

Italian, literally, diminishing, from Late Latin diminuendum, gerund of diminuere

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diminuendo

noun
di·​min·​u·​en·​do | \ də-ˌmin-yə-ˈwen-dō How to pronounce diminuendo (audio) \
plural diminuendos

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