caccia

noun cac·cia \ˈkä(ˌ)chä\

Definition of caccia

plural

cacce

\-(ˌ)chā\ or

caccias

\-(ˌ)chäz\
  1. :  a part song in canon form portraying the hunt or village scenes and usually employing such sounds as the cries of beggars and vendors and the barks of dogs

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Origin and Etymology of caccia

Italian, literally, hunt, chase, from cacciare to chase, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin captiare — more at catch


First Known Use: circa 1821


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