Definitions

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  • noun An Italian comic opera of the 1700s.

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  • noun music A form of Italian comic opera popular in the 18th century

Etymologies

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

[Italian : opera, opera + buffa, feminine of buffo, comic.]

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Italian

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