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mosso

[moh-soh; Italian maws-saw] /ˈmoʊ soʊ; Italian ˈmɔs sɔ/
adjective, Music.
1.
rapid; fast.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Italian, past participle of muovere to move
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British Dictionary definitions for mosso

mosso

/ˈmɒsəʊ/
adverb
1.
(music) to be performed with rapidity See also meno mosso
Word Origin
Italian, past participle of muovere to move
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