[ sal-tuh-rel-oh, sawl-; Italian sahl-tah-rel-law ]
/ 藢s忙l t蓹藞r蓻l o蕣, 藢s蓴l-; Italian 藢s蓱l t蓱藞r蓻l l蓴 /
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noun, plural sal路ta路rel路los, Italian sal路ta路rel路li [sahl-tah-rel-lee]. /藢s蓱l t蓱藞r蓻l li/.
a lively Italian dance for one person or a couple.
the music for it.
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Origin of saltarello

1590鈥1600; <Italian, derivative of saltare to dance; see saltant
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British Dictionary definitions for saltarello

/ (藢s忙lt蓹藞r蓻l蓹蕣) /

noun plural -li (-l瑟) or -los
a traditional Italian dance, usually in compound duple time
a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance

Word Origin for saltarello

C18: from Italian, from saltare to dance energetically, from Latin; see saltant
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