gorgia

noun
gor·gia | \ˈgȯrjə\
plural -s

Definition of gorgia 

: the improvised coloratura used in 16th century singing

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History and Etymology for gorgia

Italian gorgia, literally, throat, from Old Italian, from Middle French gorge

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