Definitions

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  • adj. melodic and song-like.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Characterized by melody, as distinguished from harmony.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Characterized by melody, as distinguished from harmony.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a melody (as distinguished from recitative)

Etymologies

from Italian arioso (Wiktionary)

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