Origin of legatoIt, literally , tied, bound from past participle of legare, to tie from Classical Latin ligare: see leech
Origin of legatoItalian past participle of legare to bind, tie together from Latin ligāre ; see leig- in Indo-European roots.
- (music) A slur curve above or below a passage of notes indicating that they should be played in a legato manner.
legato - Computer Definition
(Legato Systems, Inc., Mountain View, CA, www.legato.com) A leading provider of storage management and high-availability software founded in 1988 and acquired by EMC Corporation in 2003. Legato software, including Celestra data management (data mining, data migration, etc.), NetWorker backup and recovery, GEMS reporting and Cluster, were integrated into EMC's product line. See EMC.