canzonet

noun
can·zo·net | \ˌkan-zə-ˈnet \

Definition of canzonet 

1 : a light usually strophic song

2 : a part-song resembling but less elaborate than a madrigal

First Known Use of canzonet

1588, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for canzonet

Italian canzonetta, diminutive of canzone

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