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fioritura

fioritura

English

Noun

fioritura (plural fioriture)

  1. (music) A musical embellishment or ornamentation.
    • 1969, Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor, Penguin 2011, p. 228:
      He groped for his loafers and walked aimlessly for some times among the trees of the coppice where thrushes were singing so richly, with such sonorous force, such fluty fioriture that one could not endure the agony of consciousness, the filth of life, the loss, the loss, the loss.

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fjoriˈtura/

Noun

fioritura f (plural fioriture)

  1. blooming, flowering, blossoming
  2. (figuratively) flourishing
  3. flowers, bloom, display
  4. embellishment

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