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pralltriller

[prahl-tril-er]
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noun Music.
  1. inverted mordent.
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Origin of pralltriller

1835–45; < German: literally, rebounding trill
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British Dictionary definitions for pralltriller

pralltriller

noun
  1. an ornament used in 18th-century music consisting of an inverted mordent with an added initial upper note
  2. another word for inverted mordent
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Word Origin

German: bouncing trill
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