plural mezzos

Word History


Italian, literally, middle, moderate, half, from Latin medius — more at mid

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mezzo was in 1832

Dictionary Entries Near mezzo

Cite this Entry

“Mezzo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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