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cantabile (adj.)

of music, "executed in the style of a song, smooth and flowing," 1724, from Italian, literally "singable, that can be sung," from cantare "to sing" (from PIE root *kan- "to sing").

updated on October 09, 2017

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Definitions of cantabile from WordNet

cantabile (adj.)
smooth and flowing;
Synonyms: singing
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