aria d'imitazione

noun

aria d'i·​mi·​ta·​zi·​o·​ne
-ˌdēməˌtätsēˈōˌnā
plural arias d'imitazione
-ēəzˌd-
also arie d'imitazione
-ēˌāˌd-
: an aria in which the voice or accompaniment imitates sounds of nature or is otherwise descriptive

Word History

Etymology

Italian, air of imitation

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“Aria d'imitazione.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aria%20d%27imitazione. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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