animato

adverb or adjective
an·​i·​ma·​to | \ ˌä-nə-ˈmä-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce animato (audio) , ˌa- \

Definition of animato

: with animation used as a direction in music

First Known Use of animato

circa 1724, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for animato

Italian, from Latin animatus

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“Animato.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/animato. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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