intermède

noun
in·​ter·​mède | \ ˈintə(r)ˌmēd \
plural intermèdes

Definition of intermède

1 archaic : intermedium
2 : a theatrical interlude including music and usually ballet performed between the acts of a French play or opera in the 16th and 17th centuries

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History and Etymology for intermède

French intermède, from Italian intermedio, from Late Latin intermedium

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“Intermède.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interm%C3%A8de. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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