tragedienne

noun
tra·ge·di·enne | \trə-ˌjē-dē-ˈen \

Definition of tragedienne 

: an actress who plays tragic roles

First Known Use of tragedienne

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tragedienne

French tragédienne, from Middle French, from tragedie

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