veloce

adverb or adjective
ve·​lo·​ce | \ vā-ˈlō-(ˌ)chā How to pronounce veloce (audio) \

Definition of veloce

: in a rapid manner used as a direction in music

First Known Use of veloce

circa 1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for veloce

borrowed from Italian, "swift, rapid," going back to Latin vēlōc-, vēlōx — more at velocity

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“Veloce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veloce. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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