napolitana

noun

na·​po·​li·​ta·​na
variants or less commonly napoletana
nəˌpōləˈtänə
plural -s
: a simple madrigal originating in 16th century Naples and similar to the villanella in style

Word History

Etymology

Italian, from feminine of napolitano, napoletano Neapolitan, from Latin Neapolitanus

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“Napolitana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/napolitana. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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