bergerette

noun
ber·​ge·​rette | \ ¦ber-zhə-¦ret \
plural -s

Definition of bergerette

1 : a 16th century pastoral song or dance
2 : an 18th century French song or other composition resembling the pastoral form

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History and Etymology for bergerette

French, diminutive of bergère shepherdess

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“Bergerette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bergerette. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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