melodramata

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A plural form of melodrama formed on the pattern of dramata; representing a supposed Ancient Greek etymon of the form *μελοδράματα (melodrāmata), from the extant roots μέλος (melos) and δράματα (dramata) (drāmata; the nominative plural form of δρᾶμα (drama), drāma).

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NounEdit

melodramata pl

  1. (rare) plural form of melodrama
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