fabula togata

noun

fabula to·​ga·​ta
-tōˈgätə,
-ātə
plural fabulae togatae
-ätˌē,
-ātˌē
: ancient Roman comedy based on a Greek model but treating native Roman subjects compare fabula palliata

Word History

Etymology

Latin, literally, drama in togas; from the togas worn by the actors

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“Fabula togata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fabula%20togata. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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