burla

noun bur·la \ ˈbu̇rlə , -(ˌ)lä \

Definition of burla

plural burle \-(ˌ)lā\ or burlas
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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Origin and Etymology of burla

Italian, joke


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of burla


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