ariose

[ ar-ee-ohs, ar-ee-ohs ]
/ ˈær iˌoʊs, ˌær iˈoʊs /

adjective

characterized by melody; songlike.

Origin of ariose

First recorded in 1735–45; Anglicized variant of arioso
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