pralltriller

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noun prall·tril·ler \ˈpräl-ˌtri-lər\

Definition of pralltriller

  1. :  a musical ornament made by a quick alternation of a principal tone with the tone above

Origin and Etymology of pralltriller

German, from prallen to rebound + Triller trill

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