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volante

[ voh-lahn-tey; Italian vaw-lahn-te ]
/ voʊˈlɑn teɪ; Italian vɔˈlɑn tɛ /
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adverb, adjective Music.

moving lightly and quickly.

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Origin of volante

1785–95; <Italian: volant
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