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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A comic operetta; a musical farce.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A comic operetta; a music farce.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A comic opera; a musical farce.

Etymologies

Italian, diminutive of burla mockery. See burlesque. (Wiktionary)

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