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tragedian

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noun tra·ge·di·an \trə-ˈjē-dē-ən\

Simple Definition of tragedian

  • : a person who writes tragedies

  • : an actor who often plays tragic roles

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tragedian

  1. 1 :  a writer of tragedies

  2. 2 :  an actor specializing in tragic roles

Origin of tragedian

Middle English tragedien, from Middle French, from tragedie


First Known Use: 14th century

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