adverb or adjective an·i·ma·to \ˌä-nə-ˈmä-(ˌ)tō, ˌa-\

Definition of animato

  1. :  with animation —used as a direction in music

Origin and Etymology of animato

Italian, from Latin animatus

First Known Use: circa 1724

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