commedia erudita

commedia eru·​di·​ta | \ -ˌerəˈdētə, -ˌārüˈ- \
plural commedia eruditas or commedias eruditas

Definition of commedia erudita

: Italian comedy played from a written text — compare commedia dell'arte

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History and Etymology for commedia erudita

Italian, literally, erudite comedy

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commedia dell'arte

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“Commedia erudita.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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