tremolant

tremolant

[trem-uh-luhnt]
adjective
1.
having a tremulous or vibrating tone, as certain pipes of an organ.
noun
2.
an organ pipe producing a tremolant tone.

Origin:
1850–55; < German < Italian tremolante tremulant

untremolant, adjective
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