adverb or adjective

len·​tan·​do len-ˈtän-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce lentando (audio)
: becoming slower
used as a direction in music

Word History



First Known Use

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lentando was circa 1847

Dictionary Entries Near lentando

Cite this Entry

“Lentando.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lentando. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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