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canzonet

[kan-zuh-net] /ˌkæn zəˈnɛt/
noun
1.
an early polyphonic song of dancelike character.
Origin of canzonet
1585-1595
1585-95; < Italian canzonetta. See canzone, -ette
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canzonetta

/ˌkænzəˈnɛtə/
noun
1.
a short cheerful or lively song, typically of the 16th to 18th centuries
Word Origin
C16: Italian canzonetta, diminutive of canzone
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