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burletta (plural burlettas)
- A comic operetta; a musical farce.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Byron to this entry?)
- 1823, Sholto Percy, Reuben Percy, The Percy Anecdotes (volume 17, page 97)
- In addition to burlesque plays, operas and burlettas, the Italians invented two other species. of drama, pastoral and rustic plays.
burletta f (plural burlette)