adverb (or adjective) pe·san·te \pāˈsän‧(ˌ)tā\

Definition of pesante

  1. :  in a heavy manner —used as a direction in music

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Origin and Etymology of pesante

Italian, heavy, from present participle of pesare to weigh, from Latin pensare to weigh (something) — more at pensive

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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