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pralltriller

[prahl-tril-er] /ˈprɑlˌtrɪl ər/
noun, Music.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < German: literally, rebounding trill
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pralltriller

/ˈprɑːlˌtrɪlə/
noun
1.
an ornament used in 18th-century music consisting of an inverted mordent with an added initial upper note
2.
another word for inverted mordent
Word Origin
German: bouncing trill
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