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basso

play
noun, bas·so \ˈba-(ˌ)sō, ˈbä-\

Definition of basso

plural bassos or bassi play \ˈbä-ˌsē\

  1. 1 :  a bass singer; especially :  an operatic bass

  2. 2 :  a low deep voice



Origin of basso

Italian, from Medieval Latin bassus, from bassus short, low


First Known Use: circa 1724

Rhymes with basso


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