maestro

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noun mae·stro \ˈmī-(ˌ)strō\

Definition of maestro

plural

maestros

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maestri

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  1. :  a master usually in an art; especially :  an eminent composer, conductor, or teacher of music

Examples of maestro in a sentence

  1. <a maestro of the violin>

Origin and Etymology of maestro

Italian, literally, master, from Latin magister — more at master


First Known Use: 1724


MAESTRO Defined for English Language Learners

maestro

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noun mae·stro \ˈmī-(ˌ)strō\

Definition of maestro for English Language Learners

  • : a man who is an expert at writing, conducting, or teaching music



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