lentissimo

adverb or adjective
len·​tis·​si·​mo | \ len-ˈti-sə-ˌmō How to pronounce lentissimo (audio) \

Definition of lentissimo

: at a very slow tempo used as a direction in music

First Known Use of lentissimo

circa 1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lentissimo

Italian, superlative of lento

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“Lentissimo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lentissimo. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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