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lento (adv.)

"slowly" (musical direction), 1724, from Italian lento "slow," from Latin lentus "flexible, pliant, slow, sluggish," from PIE root *lent- "flexible" (see lithe). Related: Lentissimo; lentando ("with increasing slowness").

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Definitions of lento from WordNet
1
lento (adv.)
in music;
Play this lento, please
Synonyms: slowly
2
lento (adj.)
(of tempo) slow;
From wordnet.princeton.edu