amo·​ro·​so | \ ¦ämə¦rō(ˌ)sō, ¦am- \

Definition of amoroso

: with tenderness used as a direction in music

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First Known Use of amoroso

1770, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amoroso

Italian, amorous, from Medieval Latin amorosus

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“Amoroso.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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