Definition of zarzuela in English:

zarzuela

Syllabification: zar·zue·la
Pronunciation: /zärˈzwālə
 
/

noun

  • 1A Spanish traditional form of musical comedy.
  • 2A Spanish dish of various kinds of seafood cooked in a rich sauce.
    More example sentences
    • The seafood casserole, called zarzuela de mariscos, was steaming hot and overflowing.

Origin

Spanish, apparently from a place name.

More definitions of zarzuela

Definition of zarzuela in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day milord
Pronunciation: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman