animando

adjective (or adverb) ani·man·do \ˌanəˈmän(ˌ)dō, ˌänə-\

Definition of animando

  1. :  becoming animated —used as a direction in music

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Origin and Etymology of animando

Italian, animating, from Latin animandium, gerund of animare


First Known Use: 1865


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