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castrato

castrato

noun cas·tra·to \ka-ˈsträ-(ˌ)tō, kə-\
plural cas·tra·ti\-tē\

Definition of CASTRATO

:  a singer castrated before puberty to preserve the soprano or contralto range of his voice

Origin of CASTRATO

Italian, from past participle of castrare to castrate, from Latin
First Known Use: 1763

Rhymes with CASTRATO

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