fabula palliata

noun

fabula pal·​li·​a·​ta
-ˌpalēˈätə,
-ˈātə
plural fabulae palliatae
-ätˌē,
-ātˌē
: an ancient Roman comedy based on a Greek model and treating a Greek subject compare fabula togata

Word History

Etymology

Latin, literally, drama in himations; from the Greek himations worn by the actors

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“Fabula palliata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fabula%20palliata. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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