mezzo forte

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adjective or adverb mez·zo for·te \ˌmet-(ˌ)sō-ˈfȯr-ˌtā, ˌmed-(ˌ)zō-, -ˈfȯr-tē\

Definition of mezzo forte

  1. :  moderately loud —used as a direction in music

Origin and Etymology of mezzo forte

Italian


First Known Use: 1811

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