[ ar-ee-et-uh; Italian ah-ree-et-tah ]
/ ˌær iˈɛt ə; Italian ˌɑ riˈɛt tɑ /
noun, plural ar·i·et·tas, ar·i·et·te [ar-ee-et-uh; Italian ah-ree-et-te] /ˌær iˈɛt ə; Italian ˌɑ riˈɛt tɛ/. Music.
a short aria.
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Also ar·i·ette [ar-ee-et] /ˌær iˈɛt/.
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British Dictionary definitions for ariette
/ (ˌærɪˈɛtə, Italian ariˈetta) /
noun plural -ettas, -ette (-ˈette) or -ettes
a short relatively uncomplicated aria
Word Origin for arietta
C18: from Italian, diminutive of aria
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