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larghetto

noun lar·ghet·to \ lär-ˈge-(ˌ)tō \

Definition of larghetto

plural larghettos
: a movement played larghetto

First Known Use of larghetto

1760

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larghetto

adverb or adjective

Definition of larghetto

: slower than andante but not so slow as largo used as a direction in music

Origin and Etymology of larghetto

Italian, somewhat slow, from largo


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