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tremolant

[trem-uh-luh nt] /ˈtrɛm ə lənt/
adjective
1.
having a tremulous or vibrating tone, as certain pipes of an organ.
noun
2.
an organ pipe producing a tremolant tone.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < German < Italian tremolante tremulant
Related forms
untremolant, adjective
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