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larghetto

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noun lar·ghet·to \lär-ˈge-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of larghetto

plural larghettos

  1. :  a movement played larghetto



Circa 1724

First Known Use of larghetto

circa 1724


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larghetto

adverb or adjective lar·ghet·to

Definition of larghetto

  1. :  slower than andante but not so slow as largo —used as a direction in music



Origin of larghetto

Italian, somewhat slow, from largo


First Known Use: circa 1801

Rhymes with larghetto


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