[ trem-uh-luhnt ]
/ ˈtrɛm ə lənt /
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having a tremulous or vibrating tone, as certain pipes of an organ.
an organ pipe producing a tremolant tone.
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Origin of tremolant
1850–55; <German <Italian tremolantetremulant
OTHER WORDS FROM tremolantun·trem·o·lant, adjective
Words nearby tremolant
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