sa·​i·​ne·​te | \ ˌsäēˈnā(ˌ)tā \
plural -s

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History and Etymology for sainete

Spanish, small piece of fat, tidbit, relish, entremés, diminutive of saín fat, grease, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin saginum, alteration of Latin sagina action of stuffing or fattening, food, fatness

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“Sainete.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 29 January 2020.

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