Definition of zarzuela in English:

zarzuela

noun

  • 1A Spanish traditional form of musical comedy.

  • 2mass noun A Spanish dish of various kinds of seafood cooked in a rich sauce.

    • ‘The seafood casserole, called zarzuela de mariscos, was steaming hot and overflowing.’

Origin

Spanish, apparently from a place name.

Pronunciation

zarzuela

/θarˈθwela//zɑːˈzweɪlə/