Definition of ritornel in English:

ritornel

(also ritornelle)

noun

Music
  • Ritornello.

Origin

Mid 17th century. Partly from ritornello or its etymon Italian ritornello, and partly from French ritournelle, † ritornelle.

Pronunciation

ritornel

/ˌrɪtəˈnɛl//ˌrɪtɔːˈnɛl/