mesto

adjective
me·​sto | \ ˈme(ˌ)stō \

Definition of mesto

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: sad and pensive used as a direction in music

mesto

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of mesto (Entry 2 of 2)

: a musical composition of sad and pensive character

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History and Etymology for mesto

Adjective

Italian, from Latin maestus dejected, sad; akin to Latin maerēre to mourn, be sad

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“Mesto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mesto. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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