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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Music Very slowly. Used chiefly as a direction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • very slow; very slowly; -- of music tempo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of tempo) very slow

Etymologies

Italian, superlative of lento, slow; see lento.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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