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larghetto

[lahr-get-oh] /lɑrˈgɛt oʊ/
adjective, adverb
1.
somewhat slow; not so slow as largo, but usually slower than andante.
noun, plural larghettos.
2.
a larghetto movement.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; < Italian, diminutive of largo largo
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larghetto

/lɑːˈɡɛtəʊ/
adjective, adverb
1.
to be performed moderately slowly
noun (pl) -tos
2.
a piece or passage to be performed in this way
Word Origin
Italian: diminutive of largo
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