Definition of zarzuela in English:

zarzuela

Line breaks: zar|zuela
Pronunciation: /zɑːˈzweɪlə
 
, θarˈθwela/

noun

  • 1A Spanish traditional form of musical comedy.
  • 2 [mass noun] A 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.

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