libretto

noun li·bret·to \ lə-ˈbre-(ˌ)tō \

Definition of libretto

plural librettos or libretti play \lə-ˈbre-(ˌ)tē\
1 :the text of a work (such as an opera) for the musical theater
2 :the book containing a libretto

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Origin and Etymology of libretto

Italian, diminutive of libro book, from Latin libr-, liber


LIBRETTO Defined for English Language Learners

libretto

noun

Definition of libretto for English Language Learners

  • : the words of an opera or musical



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