basso buffo

noun
basso buf·fo | \ -¦bü-(ˌ)fō \
plural bassi buffi\-¦bü-(ˌ)fē \ or basso buffos\-¦bü-(ˌ)fōz \

Definition of basso buffo 

: a bass singer of comic roles in opera

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Italian, literally, comic bass

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