lento

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adverb or adjective len·to \ˈlen-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of lento

  1. :  at a slow tempo —used especially as a direction in music

Origin and Etymology of lento

Italian, from lento, adjective, slow, from Latin lentus pliant, sluggish, slow — more at lithe


First Known Use: circa 1724


Learn More about lento

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of lento


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