recitativo

noun

rec·​i·​ta·​ti·​vo ˌre-sə-tə-ˈtē-(ˌ)vō How to pronounce recitativo (audio)
plural recitativi ˌre-sə-tə-ˈtē-(ˌ)vē How to pronounce recitativo (audio) or recitativos

Word History

Etymology

Italian

First Known Use

1662, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of recitativo was in 1662

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Cite this Entry

“Recitativo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recitativo. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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