circa 1724, in the meaning defined above
Italian, from lento, adjective, slow, from Latin lentus pliant, sluggish, slow — more at lithe
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“Lento.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lento. Accessed 18 May. 2022.
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