tornada

noun
tor·​na·​da | \ tȯ(r)ˈnädə \
plural -s

Definition of tornada

1 : the refrain of a Provençal poem
2 [alteration of tornata] : the envoy of an Italian canzone

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History and Etymology for tornada

Old Provençal, from feminine of tornat, past participle of tornar to turn, return, from Latin tornare to turn in a lathe, round off

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“Tornada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tornada. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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