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molto

[ mohl-toh; Italian mawl-taw ]
/ ˈmoʊl toʊ; Italian ˈmɔl tɔ /
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adverb Music.

very: molto adagio; molto allegro.

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Origin of molto

1795–1805; <Italian <Latin multum, adv. use of accusative singular neuter of multus much
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British Dictionary definitions for molto

molto
/ (ˈmɒltəʊ) /

adverb

music (preceded or followed by a musical direction, esp a tempo marking) veryallegro molto; molto adagio
from Italian, from Latin multum (adv) much
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