plural -s
: a burlesque madrigal consisting of several popular tunes sung as a quodlibet that was cultivated in Spain in the 16th century

Word History


Spanish, literally, salad, from en- (from Latin in- in- entry 2) + sal salt (from Latin) + -ada -ate

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“Ensalada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ensalada. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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