Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A comic opera; a musical farce.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mus.) A comic operetta; a music farce.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A comic operetta; a musical farce.

Etymologies

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Italian, diminutive of burla mockery. See burlesque.

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