Definition of moto perpetuo in English:

moto perpetuo

noun

  • A piece of fast-moving instrumental music consisting mainly of notes of equal length.

    • ‘The horns produced a fine sound, but the start to the moto perpetuo was rather shaky.’

Origin

Italian, literally perpetual motion.

Pronunciation:

moto perpetuo

/ˌməʊtəʊ pəˈpɛtjʊəʊ/