Definition of mesto in English:

mesto

adjective

Music
  • As a musical direction: sad, mournful. Also as adverb: sadly, mournfully.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Busby (1754–1838), composer and author. From Italian mesto sad from classical Latin maestus sad, mournful.

Pronunciation

mesto

/ˈmɛstəʊ/