veloce

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adverb or adjective ve·lo·ce \vā-ˈlō-(ˌ)chā\

Definition of veloce

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

Origin and Etymology of veloce

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


First Known Use: circa 1823


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