variants or less commonly napoletana
plural -s
: a simple madrigal originating in 16th century Naples and similar to the villanella in style

Word History


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

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“Napolitana.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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