arietta

noun
ari·​et·​ta | \ ˌär-ē-ˈe-tə How to pronounce arietta (audio) , 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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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 18 Jun. 2021.

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