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Noun: bagatelle  ,ba-gu'tel
  1. A light piece of music for piano
  2. Something of little value or significance
    - fluff, frippery, frivolity
  3. A table game in which short cues are used to knock balls into holes that are guarded by wooden pegs; penalties are incurred if the pegs are knocked over
    - bar billiards [Brit]

Derived forms: bagatelles

Type of: composition, musical composition, opus, picayune [N. Amer, informal], piddler [informal], piece, piece of music, small beer [informal], small fry [informal], table game, trifle, trivia, triviality

Encyclopedia: Bagatelle