cantatrice

noun can·ta·trice \ ˌkän-tə-ˈtrē-(ˌ)chā , ˌkäⁿ-tə-ˈtrēs \

Definition of cantatrice

plural cantatrices play \-ˈtrē-(ˌ)chāz, -ˈtrēs, -ˈtrē-səz\ or cantatrici play \ˌkän-tə-ˈtrē-(ˌ)chē\
: a woman who is a singer; especially : an opera singer

Origin and Etymology of cantatrice

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


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