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recitativo

[res-i-tuh-tee-voh; Italian re-chee-tah-tee-vaw] /ˌrɛs ɪ təˈti voʊ; Italian ˌrɛ tʃi tɑˈti vɔ/
noun, plural recitativos, recitativi
[res-i-tuh-tee-vee; Italian re-chee-tah-tee-vee] /ˌrɛs ɪ təˈti vi; Italian ˌrɛ tʃi tɑˈti vi/ (Show IPA).
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Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Italian
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