tremolant

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noun

trem·​o·​lant
ˈtremələnt
plural -s

tremolant

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adjective

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: having a strong tremolo

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Italian tremolante tremolo stop, from tremolante tremulous, from Medieval Latin tremulant-, tremulans, present participle of tremulare to tremble

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“Tremolant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tremolant. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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