canzone

play
noun can·zo·ne \ kan-ˈzō-nē , känt-ˈsō-(ˌ)nā \

Definition of canzone

plural canzones play \-nēz, -(ˌ)nāz\ or canzoni play \-nē\
1 :a medieval Italian or Provençal lyric poem
2 :the musical setting of a canzone

Origin and Etymology of canzone

Italian, from Latin cantion-, cantio song, from canere to sing — more at chant


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