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saltando

[ sahl-tahn-doh ]

adjective

  1. (of a performance with a stringed instrument) playing each note staccato by bouncing the bow on the strings.


adverb

  1. in a saltando manner.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of saltando1

< Italian, gerund of saltare to jump < Latin saltāre to dance, leap; saltant

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