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[moh-soh; Italian maws-saw]
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adjective Music.
  1. rapid; fast.
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Origin of mosso

1875–80; < Italian, past participle of muovere to move
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  1. music to be performed with rapiditySee also meno mosso
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Word Origin

Italian, past participle of muovere to move
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