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Meaning of CANZONE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Can*zo"ne\, n. [It., a song, fr. L. cantio, fr. canere
to sing. Cf. {Chanson}, {Chant}.] (Mus.)
(a) A song or air for one or more voices, of Proven[,c]al
    origin, resembling, though not strictly, the madrigal.
(b) An instrumental piece in the madrigal style.

 

 

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