basso profundo

noun bas·so pro·fun·do \ ˌba-(ˌ)sō-prə-ˈfən-(ˌ)dō , ˌbä- , -ˈfu̇n- \

Definition of basso profundo

plural basso profundos
:a deep heavy bass voice with an exceptionally low range; also :a person having this voice

Origin and Etymology of basso profundo

Italian, literally, deep bass


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