barcarole /ˈbɑːkərəʊl, ˌbɑːkəˈrəʊl / barcarolle /ˈbɑːkərɒl, ˌbɑːkəˈrɒl/

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I. noun

1. a song traditionally sung by Venetian gondoliers.
2. a musical composition in the style of a barcarole.
– origin late 18th cent.: from French barcarolle, from Venetian Italian barcarola ‘boatman’s song’, from barca ‘boat’.

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