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cabaletta

[kab-uh-let-uh, kah-buh-; Italian kah-bah-let-tah] /ˌkæb əˈlɛt ə, ˌkɑ bə-; Italian ˌkɑ bɑˈlɛt tɑ/
noun, plural cabalettas, cabalette
[kab-uh-let-ey, kah-buh-; Italian kah-bah-let-te] /ˌkæb əˈlɛt eɪ, ˌkɑ bə-; Italian ˌkɑ bɑˈlɛt tɛ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a short, operatic aria of simple form and style.
Origin of cabaletta
1835-1845
1835-45; < Italian, alteration of coboletta stanza, diminutive of cob(b)ola, cobla stanza, couplet < Old Provençal cobla < Latin cōpula bond; see copula
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