plural entremeses
: an interlude sometimes inserted in Spanish mystery plays of the middle ages
: a short comic piece usually with music and dancing in the Spanish theater

Word History


Spanish, from Catalan entremès, from Latin intermissus, past participle of intermittere to intermit

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“Entremés.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entrem%C3%A9s. Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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