leg·​gie·​ro | \ -e(ˌ)rō, -i(ˌ)- \

Definition of leggiero

: lightly, gracefully used as a direction in music

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History and Etymology for leggiero

Italian, from Old French legier light in weight

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“Leggiero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leggiero. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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