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mezzo

[ met-soh, med-zoh, mez-oh ]
/ ˈmɛt soʊ, ˈmɛd zoʊ, ˈmɛz oʊ /
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Definition of mezzo

adjective
middle; medium; half.
noun, plural mez·zos.
a mezzo-soprano.
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Origin of mezzo

1805–15; <Italian <Latin medius middle
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British Dictionary definitions for mezzo

mezzo
/ (ˈmɛtsəʊ) music /

adverb
moderately; quitemezzo forte; mezzo piano
noun plural -zos

Word Origin for mezzo

C19: from Italian, literally: half, from Latin medius middle
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