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Italian or Latin cantilena
- (music) a vocal melody or instrumental passage in a smooth, lyrical style
- 1964: He played a lazy tune that sinuated from C sharp down to G natural and back again. Astonishing that he could flute so lazy a cantilena while chasing nymphs. — Anthony Burgess, The Eve of St Venus
cantilena f. (plural cantilene)
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