mezzo piano

adjective or adverb
mez·zo pia·no | \-pē-ˈä-(ˌ)nō \

Definition of mezzo piano 

: moderately soft used as a direction in music

First Known Use of mezzo piano

1786, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mezzo piano

Italian

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