tardo

adjective
tar·​do | \ ˈtär-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce tardo (audio) \

Definition of tardo

: slow used as a direction in music

First Known Use of tardo

circa 1843, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tardo

Italian, from Latin tardus

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“Tardo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tardo. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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