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mezzo

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noun mez·zo \ˈmet-(ˌ)sō, ˈmed-(ˌ)zō\

Definition of mezzo

plural

mezzos



Origin and Etymology of mezzo

Italian, literally, middle, moderate, half, from Latin medius — more at mid


First Known Use: 1832


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