Dictionary.com

tremolant

[ trem-uh-luhnt ]
/ ˈtrɛm ə lənt /
Save This Word!

adjective

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

noun

an organ pipe producing a tremolant tone.

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of tremolant

1850–55; <German <Italian tremolantetremulant

OTHER WORDS FROM tremolant

un·trem·o·lant, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Tired of Typos? Get Help Now!