cantatrice

play
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\
  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1801


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