cantabile[kän tä′bē lā′]
cantabile definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Italian ; from Late Latin cantabilis, worthy to be sung ; from Classical Latin cantare: see chant
cantabile definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Musicadverb & adj.
Origin: Italian, from Late Latin cantābilis, worthy to be sung, from Latin cantāre, to sing; see kan- in Indo-European roots.