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meno mosso

[mey-noh maw-soh; Italian me-naw maws-saw] /ˈmeɪ noʊ ˈmɔ soʊ; Italian ˈmɛ nɔ ˈmɔs sɔ/
adverb, Music.
1.
less rapidly; slower.
Origin of meno mosso
1875-1880
Borrowed into English from Italian around 1875-80
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meno mosso

/ˈmɛnəʊ ˈmɒsəʊ/
adverb
1.
(music) to be played at reduced speed Often shortened to meno
Word Origin
Italian: less rapid
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