[li-bret-oh] /lɪˈbrɛt oʊ/
noun, plural librettos, libretti
[li-bret-ee] /lɪˈbrɛt i/ (Show IPA)
the text or words of an opera or similar extended musical composition.
a book or booklet containing such a text.
noun (pl) -tos, -ti (-tiː)
a text written for and set to music in an opera, etc
(plural libretti), 1742, from Italian libretto, diminutive of libro “book,” from Latin liber (genitive libri), see library. Related: Librettist.
[lahy-brahy, -bree; Latin li-bree] /ˈlaɪ braɪ, -bri; Latin ˈlɪ bri/ noun 1. plural of 2 . [lahy-ber] /ˈlaɪ bər/ noun, Botany. 1. . [lahy-ber; Latin li-ber] /ˈlaɪ bər; Latin ˈlɪ bɛr/ noun, plural libri [lahy-brahy, -bree; Latin li-bree] /ˈlaɪ braɪ, -bri; Latin ˈlɪ bri/ (Show IPA), libers. 1. a book of public records, as deeds […]
[French lee-bruh-veel] /French li brəˈvil/ noun 1. a port in and the capital of Gabon, in the W part, on the Gulf of Guinea. [ga-bawn] /gaˈbɔ̃/ noun 1. Official name Gabonese Republic. a republic in W equatorial Africa: formerly a part of French Equatorial Africa; member of the French Community. 102,290 sq. mi. (264,931 sq. […]
/ˈlaɪbrɪˌfɔːm/ adjective 1. (of a fibre of woody tissue) elongated and having a pitted thickened cell wall
noun book Word Origin Latin ‘book’