mosso

[ moh-soh; Italian maws-saw ]
/ ˈmoʊ soʊ; Italian ˈmɔs sɔ /

adjective Music.

rapid; fast.

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Origin of mosso

1875–80; < Italian, past participle of muovere to move
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British Dictionary definitions for mosso

mosso
/ (ˈmɒsəʊ) /

adverb

music to be performed with rapiditySee also meno mosso

Word Origin for mosso

Italian, past participle of muovere to move
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