tremolant

[ trem-uh-luh nt ]
/ ˈtrɛm ə lənt /

adjective

having a tremulous or vibrating tone, as certain pipes of an organ.

noun

an organ pipe producing a tremolant tone.

Nearby words

  1. tremblor,
  2. trembly,
  3. tremendous,
  4. tremie,
  5. tremissis,
  6. tremolite,
  7. tremolitic,
  8. tremolo,
  9. tremolo arm,
  10. tremor

Origin of tremolant

1850–55; < German < Italian tremolante tremulant

Related formsun·trem·o·lant, adjective

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