saltarello definition by Webster's New World
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- a lively Italian dance with a hopping, skipping step
- music for this dance
Origin: Italian ; from saltare, to leap ; from L: see saltant
saltarello definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. sal·ta·rel·los or sal·ta·rel·li
A lively Italian dance with a skipping step at the beginning of each measure.
Origin: Italian, from saltare, to leap, from Latin saltāre; see saltation.