melodramata

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Etymology[edit]

A plural form of melodrama formed on the pattern of dramata; representing a supposed Ancient Greek etymon of the form *μελοδράματα (melodrámata), from the extant roots μέλος (mélos) and δράματα (drámata) (drāmata; the nominative plural form of δρᾶμα (drâma), drāma).

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Noun[edit]

melodramata pl

  1. (rare) plural form of melodrama