[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
They all took advantage of it but one, and that was Arietta.
"I am glad you did not go into the place, Wild," Arietta said.
He almost pulled him around the bend, and then he found Jim and Arietta there.
Arietta now slid down by means of the lariat Jim had hold of.
"I don't know as I have got to tell you where my money is," replied Arietta, coolly.
- a short relatively uncomplicated aria
C18: from Italian, diminutive of aria
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