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ben trovato

[ben truh-vah-toh; Italian ben traw-vah-taw] /bɛn trəˈvɑ toʊ; Italian bɛn trɔˈvɑ tɔ/
adjective
1.
appropriate and characteristic even if untrue; happily invented or discovered.
Origin of ben trovato
1770-1775
1770-75; < Italian: “well found”
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