from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Music In a very slow tempo. Used chiefly as a direction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Slowly; in slow time.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In music, slowly; with deliberation.
Italian, from lento, slow; see lento.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)