[len-tis-uh-moh; Italian len-tees-see-maw] /lɛnˈtɪs əˌmoʊ; Italian lɛnˈtis siˌmɔ/ Music.
(music) to be played very slowly
[len-tuh-vahy-ruh s] /ˈlɛn təˌvaɪ rəs/ noun, plural lentiviruses. 1. any of the genus Lentivirus, of the retrovirus family, causing brain disease in sheep and other animals. /ˈlɛntɪˌvaɪrəs/ noun 1. any of a group of slowly acting viruses that includes the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS lentivirus len·ti·vi·rus (lěn’tə-vī’rəs) n. See slow virus.
- Lent lily
noun 1. another name for the daffodil
[len-toh; Italian len-taw] /ˈlɛn toʊ; Italian ˈlɛn tɔ/ Music. adjective 1. . adverb 2. . /ˈlɛntəʊ/ adjective, adverb 1. to be performed slowly noun (pl) -tos 2. a movement or passage performed in this way “slowly” (musical direction), 1724, from Italian lento “slow,” from Latin lentus “flexible, pliant, slow, sluggish” (see lithe). Related: Lentissimo.
[len-toid] /ˈlɛn tɔɪd/ adjective 1. having the shape of a biconvex lens. noun 2. a lentoid body.