lazzo

noun
laz·​zo | \ ˈläd(ˌ)zō \
plural lazzi\ -​(ˌ)zē \

Definition of lazzo

: a piece of interpolated comic business or dialogue in the commedia dell'arte — compare burla

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History and Etymology for lazzo

Italian, perhaps from Spanish lazo lasso, noose, snare, from Latin laqueus noose, snare

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“Lazzo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lazzo. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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