from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An Italian comic opera of the 18th century.
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- 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.
Italian : opera, opera + buffa, feminine of buffo, comic.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)