mosso

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

rapid; fast.

Origin of mosso

1875–80; < Italian, past participle of muovere to move
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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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