an·dan·te (än-däntā, ăn-dăntē) Music
adv. & adj. Abbr. and.
In a moderately slow tempo, usually considered to be slower than allegretto but faster than adagio. Used chiefly as a direction.
An andante passage or movement.
[Italian, from present participle of andare, to walk, ultimately perhaps from Latin ambulāre; see ambhi in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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