Meaning of ritornel in English:

ritornel

noun

(also ritornelle)
Music
  • Ritornello.

    ritornello is now the more usual term.

Pronunciation

ritornel

/ˌrɪtəˈnɛl/ /ˌrɪtɔːˈnɛl/

Origin

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