battuta

noun
bat·​tu·​ta | \ bə-ˈtü-tə\
plural -s

Definition of battuta

1 : the beat of a musical composition

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History and Etymology for battuta

Italian, from feminine of battuto, past participle of battere to beat, from Latin battere, battuere

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