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saltarello

[sal-tuh-rel-oh, sawl-; Italian sahl-tah-rel-law] /ˌsæl təˈrɛl oʊ, ˌsɔl-; Italian ˌsɑl tɑˈrɛl lɔ/
noun, plural saltarellos Italian, saltarelli
[sahl-tah-rel-lee] /ˌsɑl tɑˈrɛl li/ (Show IPA)
1.
a lively Italian dance for one person or a couple.
2.
the music for it.
Origin of saltarello
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Italian, derivative of saltare to dance; see saltant
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British Dictionary definitions for saltarello

saltarello

/ˌsæltəˈrɛləʊ/
noun (pl) -li (-lɪ), -los
1.
a traditional Italian dance, usually in compound duple time
2.
a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
Word Origin
C18: from Italian, from saltare to dance energetically, from Latin; see saltant
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