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saltando

[sahl-tahn-doh] /sɑlˈtɑn doʊ/ Music.
adjective
1.
(of a performance with a stringed instrument) playing each note staccato by bouncing the bow on the strings.
adverb
2.
in a saltando manner.
Also, saltato [sahl-tah-toh] /sɑlˈtɑ toʊ/ (Show IPA).
Origin of saltando
< Italian, gerund of saltare to jump < Latin saltāre to dance, leap; see saltant
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