buffa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian. See buffo and buffoon.

Noun[edit]

buffa (plural buffas)

  1. (music) The comic actress in an opera.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

buffa

  1. feminine singular of buffo

Verb[edit]

buffa

  1. third-person singular present indicative of buffare
  2. second-person singular imperative of buffare

Maltese[edit]

Noun[edit]

buffa f (plural buffi)

  1. clown (female)

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Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin būfo "toad"

Noun[edit]

buffa m (plural buffi)

  1. a toad