1. The ornamentation of music written for the voice with florid passages, especially trills and runs.
Vocal music characterized by florid ornamental passages.(freedictionary.com)2.diorama a scene, often in miniature, reproduced in three dimensions by placing objects, figures, etc., in front of a painted background. (dictionary.com)
1.At daybreak, Mother whisks into your room in a long satin robe, waking you with a contrived coloratura, "Good morning, Rodney."
2.Mother frets over a sequined shoe box in the center of the sturdy oak kitchen table. It is a diorama, Sister's fall project.bermudaonion