Definition of saynète
: entremés 2
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Origin and Etymology of saynète
French, from Spanish sainete, literally, tidbit, delicacy, relish, spice, from saín grease, fat, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin saginum, from Latin sagina stuffing, food, fatness, fodder
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