buffa

[boo-fuh; Italian boof-fah]
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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.

Origin of buffa

< Italian; feminine of buffo
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