from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Music Very; much. Used chiefly in directions.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Much; very.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In music, very; much: as, allegro molto, very fast.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. much
Italian, from Latin multum, from neuter of multus, many, much; see mel-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)