novella
noun (plural novellas or novelle) Etymology: Italian, from feminine of novello new, from Latin novellus Date: 1898 1. plural novelle a story with a compact and pointed plot 2. plural usually novellas a work of fiction intermediate in length and complexity between a short story and a novel

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