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tremolant

[trem-uh-luh nt]
adjective
  1. having a tremulous or vibrating tone, as certain pipes of an organ.
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noun
  1. an organ pipe producing a tremolant tone.
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Origin of tremolant

1850–55; < German < Italian tremolante tremulant
Related formsun·trem·o·lant, adjective
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