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lento

[ len-toh; Italian len-taw ]
/ ˈlɛn toʊ; Italian ˈlɛn tɔ /
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adjective

adverb

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Origin of lento

1715–25; <Italian <Latin lentus slow
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British Dictionary definitions for lento

lento
/ (ˈlɛntəʊ) music /

adjective, adverb

to be performed slowly

noun plural -tos

a movement or passage performed in this way

Word Origin for lento

C18: Italian, from Latin lentus slow
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