tremulant

tremulant

[trem-yuh-luhnt]
adjective
trembling; tremulous.

Origin:
1830–40; < Medieval Latin tremulant- (stem of tremulāns) present participle of tremulāre to tremble; see -ant

untremulant, adjective
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tremulant (ˈtrɛmjʊlənt)
 
n
music
 a.  a device on an organ by which the wind stream is made to fluctuate in intensity producing a tremolo effect
 b.  a device on an electrophonic instrument designed to produce a similar effect
 
[C19: from Medieval Latin tremulāre to tremble]

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