saltando

[ sahl-tahn-doh ]
/ sɑlˈtɑn doʊ /
Music.

adjective

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

adverb

in a saltando manner.

Nearby words

  1. salt-cellar,
  2. salt-losing nephritis,
  3. salt-marsh caterpillar,
  4. salt-rising bread,
  5. salta,
  6. saltant,
  7. saltarello,
  8. saltation,
  9. saltationism,
  10. saltato

Also sal·ta·to [sahl-tah-toh] /sɑlˈtɑ toʊ/.

Origin of saltando

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

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