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- adv. Fading away in tone or tempo.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Dying; a gradual decrescendo at the end of a strain or cadence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, dying away; diminuendo at the end of a cadence.
Derived from Italian morendo, present participle of morire ("to die"). (Wiktionary)