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con moto

[kon moh-toh, kohn; Italian kawn maw-taw]
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  1. with spirited drive; animatedly (used as a musical direction).
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Origin of con moto

1890–95; < Italian: with animation
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British Dictionary definitions for con moto

con moto

adjective, adverb
  1. music (to be performed) in a brisk or lively manner
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Word Origin

Italian, literally: with movement
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