stornello

noun
stor·​nel·​lo | \ stȯ(r)ˈne(ˌ)lō \
plural stornelli\ -​elē \

Definition of stornello

: a short Italian street song often consisting of only three lines rhyming aba

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History and Etymology for stornello

Italian, probably from stornare to turn aside, from Old Italian, from Old French destorner, destourner

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“Stornello.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stornello. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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