pralltriller

[ prahl-tril-er ]
/ ˈprɑlˌtrɪl ər /

noun Music.

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Origin of pralltriller

1835–45; <German: literally, rebounding trill

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British Dictionary definitions for pralltriller

pralltriller
/ (ˈprɑːlˌtrɪlə) /

noun

an ornament used in 18th-century music consisting of an inverted mordent with an added initial upper note
another word for inverted mordent

Word Origin for pralltriller

German: bouncing trill
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