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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An Italian comic opera of the 18th century.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of Italian comic opera popular in the 18th century

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a comic opera. See Opera bouffe.
  • n.

Etymologies

Italian : opera, opera + buffa, feminine of buffo, comic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian (Wiktionary)

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