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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Libretto  \Li*bret"to\  (l[i^]*br[e^]t"t[-o];  It 
  l[-e]*br[asl]t"t[-o]),  n.;  pl  E.  {Librettos}  (-t[=o]z),  It 
  {Libretti}  (-t[-e]).  [It.,  dim.  of  libro  book,  L.  liber.  See 
  {Libel}.]  (Mus.) 
  a  A  book  containing  the  words  of  an  opera  or  extended  piece 
  of  music. 
  b  The  words  themselves. 

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