aria d'imitazione

noun
aria d'i·mi·ta·zi·o·ne | \-ˌdēməˌtätsēˈōˌnā\
plural arias d'imitazione\-ēəzˌd- \ also arie d'imitazione\-ēˌāˌd- \

Definition of aria d'imitazione 

: an aria in which the voice or accompaniment imitates sounds of nature or is otherwise descriptive

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History and Etymology for aria d'imitazione

Italian, air of imitation

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