bur·​la | \ˈbu̇rlə, -(ˌ)lä\
plural burle\ -​(ˌ)lā \ or burlas

Definition of burla 

1 : a musical composition or movement of a humorous or playful and often boisterous character

2 : an interpolated comic episode in the commedia dell' arte usually involving a practical joke — compare lazzo

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Italian, joke

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to express warning or disapproval

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