lentando

adverb or adjective
len·​tan·​do | \ len-ˈtän-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce lentando (audio) \

Definition of lentando

: becoming slower used as a direction in music

First Known Use of lentando

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lentando

Italian

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“Lentando.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lentando. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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