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 and Etymology of basso

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


First Known Use: circa 1724

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