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buffa

[ boo-fuh; Italian boof-fah ]
/ ˈbu fə; Italian ˈbuf fɑ /
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noun, plural buf·fe [boo-fey; Italian boof-fe]. /ˈbu feɪ; Italian ˈbuf fɛ/.
a woman who sings comic roles in opera.
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Origin of buffa

<Italian; feminine of buffo
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