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novelette

[nov-uh-let] /ˌnɒv əˈlɛt/
noun
1.
a brief novel or long short story.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; novel1 + -ette
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Examples for novelette
  • Also, his novelette of mice and men draws elements from the story.
British Dictionary definitions for novelette

novelette

/ˌnɒvəˈlɛt/
noun
1.
an extended prose narrative story or short novel
2.
a novel that is regarded as being slight, trivial, or sentimental
3.
a short piece of lyrical music, esp one for the piano
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