noun, plural no·vel·las, no·vel·le [noh-vel-ee, -vel-ey] /noʊˈvɛl i, -ˈvɛl eɪ/.
Origin of novella
Examples from the Web for novelle
The Italian comedies offer an even more startling picture of social vice than the Novelle.
Shakespeare worked over the Italian novelle of Boccaccio, weaving them into his great English dramas, and nobody censured him.Paul and the Printing Press|Sara Ware Bassett
I need not give any references to the Novelle of this groveling type.
To accept the Novelle as adequate in every detail to the facts of Florentine society, would be uncritical.
Nearly all the novelle of the Fourth Day, for example, deal with tragic topics.The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1|William Painter
noun plural -las or -le (-leɪ)
Word Origin for novella
1902; see novel (n.).