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 (lĕn-tĭs′ĭ-mō′, -tē′sē-)
adv. & adj. Music
Very slowly. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Italian, superlative of lento, slow; see lento.]
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adj, adv
(Music, other) music to be played very slowly
[Italian, superlative of lento slow]
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Adj.1.lentissimo - (of tempo) very slow
slow - at a slow tempo; "the band played a slow waltz"
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