noun bat·tu·ta \bə-ˈtü-tə\

Definition of battuta



  1. 1 :  the beat of a musical composition

  2. 2 :  measure 4c(1)

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Origin and Etymology of battuta

Italian, from feminine of battuto, past participle of battere to beat, from Latin battere, battuere — more at battle

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to cast off or become cast off

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