- madre de dios,
Origin of madrigal
Examples from the Web for madrigal
The new book majors on mortality, and not just with Mrs. Madrigal.
When it does essay a madrigal, its shrill, unmusical syllables are anything but pleasing and welcome to the cultivated ear.Nests and Eggs of Birds of The United States|Thomas G. Gentry
This high-toned and lovely Madrigal is quite in the style, and worthy of, the "pure Simonides."The Golden Treasury|Various
While the madrigal does not show a distinction of contrasted movements, this feature is absolutely necessary in the glee.
She seemed to belong rightly to a madrigal—to require viewing through rhyme and harmony.Return of the Native|Thomas Hardy
Away from Madrigal—anywhere—and at once; tomorrow at latest.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series|Rafael Sabatini
Word Origin for madrigal
"short love poem," also "part-song for three or more voices," 1580s, from Italian madrigale, probably from Venetian dialect madregal "simple, ingenuous," from Late Latin matricalis "invented, original," literally "of or from the womb," from matrix (genitive matricis) "womb" (see matrix).