arietta

noun

ari·​et·​ta ˌär-ē-ˈe-tə How to pronounce arietta (audio)
ˌa-rē-
: a short aria

Word History

Etymology

Italian, diminutive of aria

First Known Use

circa 1724, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of arietta was circa 1724

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“Arietta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arietta. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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