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maestro

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noun mae·stro \ˈmī-(ˌ)strō\

Simple Definition of maestro

  • : a man who is an expert at writing, conducting, or teaching music

Full Definition of maestro

plural maestros or mae·stri play \-ˌstrē\

  1. :  a master usually in an art; especially :  an eminent composer, conductor, or teacher of music

Examples of maestro

  1. <a maestro of the violin>



Origin of maestro

Italian, literally, master, from Latin magister — more at master


First Known Use: 1724



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