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lentissimo

[len-tis-uh-moh; Italian len-tees-see-maw] /lɛnˈtɪs əˌmoʊ; Italian lɛnˈtis siˌmɔ/
adjective
1.
very slow.
adverb
2.
very slowly.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Italian, superlative of lento lento
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lentissimo

/lɛnˈtɪsɪˌməʊ/
adjective, adverb
1.
(music) to be played very slowly
Word Origin
Italian, superlative of lento slow
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