diminuendo

adverb or adjective di·min·u·en·do \ də-ˌmin-yə-ˈwen-(ˌ)dō , -yü-ˈen- also -ˌmi-nə-ˈ \

Definition of diminuendo

diminuendo

noun

Origin and Etymology of 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 \

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plural diminuendos

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