tos·​to | \ ˈtō(ˌ)stō \

Definition of tosto

: at a rapid tempo used as a direction in music

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History and Etymology for tosto

Italian, from tosto quick, rapid, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin tostus, from Latin, past participle of torrēre to dry, parch, heat

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“Tosto.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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