Definition of mancando in English:

mancando

adverb

Music
  • Especially as a musical direction: becoming even softer; dying away.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Busby (1754–1838), composer and author. From Italian mancando lacking, failing, decreasing, present participle of mancare to lack, fail, fall short, decrease.

Pronunciation

mancando

/manˈkandəʊ/