Definition of morendo in English:

morendo

adverb

Music
  • As a musical direction: with the sound gradually dying away. Also as noun: a style of performance using such an effect.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Busby (1754–1838), composer and author. From Italian morendo, gerund of morire to die from classical Latin morī.

Pronunciation

morendo

/mɒˈrɛndəʊ//məˈrɛndəʊ/