canzonet definition by Webster's New World
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a short, sprightly song
Origin: Italian canzonetta, diminutive of canzone
canzonet definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A short lighthearted air or song.
Origin: From Italian canzonetta, diminutive of canzone; see canzone.