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meno mosso

[ mey-noh maw-soh; Italian me-naw maws-saw ]
/ ˈmeɪ noʊ ˈmɔ soʊ; Italian ˈmɛ nɔ ˈmɔs sɔ /
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adverb Music.
less rapidly; slower.
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Origin of meno mosso

Borrowed into English from Italian around 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for meno mosso

meno mosso
/ (ˈmɛnəʊ ˈmɒsəʊ) /

adverb
music to be played at reduced speedOften shortened to: meno

Word Origin for meno mosso

Italian: less rapid
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