[mohl-toh; Italian mawl-taw]
adverb Music.
very: molto adagio; molto allegro.

1795–1805; < Italian < Latin multum, adv. use of accusative singular neuter of multus much Unabridged
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molto (ˈmɒltəʊ)
music (preceded or followed by a musical direction, esp a tempo marking) very: allegro molto; molto adagio
[from Italian, from Latin multum (adv) much]

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Example sentences
The writing is all in the same key, and strictly molto con brio.
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