arietta

noun
ari·​et·​ta | \ˌär-ē-ˈe-tə, ˌa-rē-\

Definition of arietta 

: a short aria

First Known Use of arietta

circa 1724, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for arietta

Italian, diminutive of aria

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