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molto

[mohl-toh; Italian mawl-taw] /ˈmoʊl toʊ; Italian ˈmɔl tɔ/
adverb, Music.
1.
very:
molto adagio; molto allegro.
Origin of molto
1795-1805
1795-1805; < Italian < Latin multum, adv. use of accusative singular neuter of multus much
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British Dictionary definitions for molto

molto

/ˈmɒltəʊ/
adverb
1.
(music) (preceded or followed by a musical direction, esp a tempo marking) very: allegro molto, molto adagio
Word Origin
from Italian, from Latin multum (adv) much
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