[ar-ee-et-uh; Italian ah-ree-et-tah]
- a short aria.
Also ar·i·ette [ar-ee-et] /ˌær iˈɛt/.
Origin of arietta
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Examples from the Web for arietta
"I am glad you did not go into the place, Wild," Arietta said.
They all took advantage of it but one, and that was Arietta.
"I don't know as I have got to tell you where my money is," replied Arietta, coolly.
He was within twenty feet of them when Arietta turned and saw him.
Anna and Eloise were perfectly willing to this, but Arietta shook her head.
- a short relatively uncomplicated aria
C18: from Italian, diminutive of aria
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