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adjective & adverbMusic
(especially as a direction) in a loving or tender manner.
- ‘He marks the movement's character as andante amoroso.’
Italian, from medieval Latin amorosus (see amorous).
[mass noun] A dark, sweet sherry.
From Spanish, literally amorous, from medieval Latin amorosus (see amorous).
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