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[op-er-uh ko-meek, op-ruh; French aw-pey-ra kaw-meek] /ˈɒp ər ə kɒˈmik, ˈɒp rə; French ɔ peɪ ra kɔˈmik/

noun, plural opéra comiques, opéras comique French, operas comiques
[aw-pey-ra kaw-meek] /ɔ peɪ ra kɔˈmik/ (Show IPA)
/kɒˈmiːk; French ɔpera kɔmik/
noun (pl) opéras comiques (French) (ɔpera kɔmik)
a type of opera, not necessarily comic, current in France during the 19th century and characterized by spoken dialogue. It originated in satirical parodies of grand opera


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