cantatrice

noun
can·​ta·​trice | \ ˌkän-tə-ˈtrē-(ˌ)chā How to pronounce cantatrice (audio) , ˌkäⁿ-tə-ˈtrēs How to pronounce cantatrice (audio) \
plural cantatrices\ ˌkän-​tə-​ˈtrē-​(ˌ)chāz How to pronounce cantatrices (audio) , ˌkäⁿ-​tə-​ˈtrēs , ˌkäⁿ-​tə-​ˈtrē-​səz \ or cantatrici\ ˌkän-​tə-​ˈtrē-​(ˌ)chē How to pronounce cantatrici (audio) \

Definition of cantatrice

: a woman who is a singer especially : an opera singer

First Known Use of cantatrice

1801, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cantatrice

Italian & French; French, from Italian, from Late Latin cantatric-, cantatrix, feminine of Latin cantator singer, from cantare

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