Meaning of opéra bouffe

o•pé•ra bouffe

Pronunciation: (op'ur-u bf', op'ru Fr. ô-pā-ra bf'), [key]
— pl. o•pé•ra bouffes, o•pé•ras bouffe, o•pé•ras bouffes
  1. a comic opera, esp. of farcical character.
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