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larghetto

[ lahr-get-oh ]
/ lɑrˈgɛt oʊ /
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adjective, adverb
somewhat slow; not so slow as largo, but usually slower than andante.
noun, plural lar·ghet·tos.
a larghetto movement.
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Origin of larghetto

1715–25; <Italian, diminutive of largolargo
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British Dictionary definitions for larghetto

larghetto
/ (lɑːˈɡɛtəʊ) music /

adjective, adverb
to be performed moderately slowly
noun plural -tos
a piece or passage to be performed in this way

Word Origin for larghetto

Italian: diminutive of largo
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