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Lalo

1

[ la-loh ]

noun

  1. (Vic·tor An·toine) E·douard [veek-, tawr, ah, n, -, twan, ey-, dwar], 1832–92, French composer.


lalo-

2
  1. a combining form meaning “speech,” “speech defect,” used in the formation of compound words:

    laloplegia.

Lalo

/ ˈlɑːləʊ /

noun

  1. Lalo(Victor-Antoine-)Édouard18231892MFrenchMUSIC: composer ( Victor-Antoine- ) Édouard (edwar). 1823–92, French composer of Spanish descent. His works include the Symphonie espagnole (1873) and the ballet Namouna (1882)


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Lalo1

< New Latin, combining form representing Greek lálos talkative, chattering; -lalia
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Example Sentences

Lalo insisted during a recent interview that they encountered Chito “and his people by accident.”

Lalo said he reported the kidnapping to his ICE handlers, which was confirmed by a former federal agent familiar with the case.

The leaves are dried, and made into a powder called "lalo," which is used by West Africans as a condiment.

A tendency towards the employment of curious rhythms often imparts a peculiar "cachet" to Lalo's compositions.

The baobab is emollient and mucilaginous; the pulverized leaves constitute lalo, which the natives mix with their daily food.

Lalo had distinct originality, discernible in his employment of curious rhythmic devices.

Thus, when nearly fifty years of age, Lalo found himself in difficulties.

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