Share this entry

Share this page

zarzuela

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

Definition of zarzuela in English:

noun

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

Origin

Spanish, apparently from a place name.

Definition of zarzuela in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day sacerdotal
Pronunciation: ˌsasəˈdəʊt(ə)l
adjective
relating to priests or the priesthood; priestly