basso profundo


bas·so pro·fun·do

noun \ˌba-(ˌ)sō-prə-ˈfən-(ˌ)dō, ˌbä-, -ˈfn-\
plural basso profundos

Definition of BASSO PROFUNDO

:  a deep heavy bass voice with an exceptionally low range; also :  a person having this voice

Origin of BASSO PROFUNDO

Italian, literally, deep bass
First Known Use: 1853

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