What does the word "mondo" mean?

Samuel Des

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Can't find a definition.
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From dictionary.com:
mon·do (mnd) Slang
adj.
Enormous; huge: a mondo list of pizza toppings.
adv.
Extremely; very: a mondo big mistake.
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[From mondo (bizarro), very bizarre, from Italian Mondo (Cane), (A Dog's) World, name of movie with bizarre scenes that was a cult favorite in the 1960s.]
 

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Ah, that last one was what I was looking for. Thanks, Michael!

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I once saw a double feature of Mondo Bizarro and Mondo Freudo. I thought it meant "world" in Italian.
 

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