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arietta

[ ar-ee-et-uh; Italian ah-ree-et-tah ]
/ 藢忙r i藞蓻t 蓹; Italian 藢蓱 ri藞蓻t t蓱 /
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noun, plural ar路i路et路tas, ar路i路et路te [ar-ee-et-uh; Italian ah-ree-et-te]. /藢忙r i藞蓻t 蓹; Italian 藢蓱 ri藞蓻t t蓻/. Music.
a short aria.
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Also ar路i路ette [ar-ee-et]. /藢忙r i藞蓻t/.

Origin of arietta

1735鈥45; <Italian, equivalent to ari(a) aria + -etta-ette

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British Dictionary definitions for arietta

arietta

ariette (藢忙r瑟藞蓻t)

/ (藢忙r瑟藞蓻t蓹, Italian ari藞etta) /

noun plural -ettas, -ette (-藞ette) or -ettes
a short relatively uncomplicated aria

Word Origin for arietta

C18: from Italian, diminutive of aria
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