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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:Template:lang:it derivations]] operetta, diminutive of opera

Noun

Singular
operetta

Plural
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  1. (music) A lighter version of opera with a frivolous story and spoken dialogue

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Italian

Etymology

From opera + -etta, literally "little opera"

Noun

operetta f. (plural operette)

  1. operetta
    da operetta - frivolous; comedy (attribute)

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