virtuosa

noun
vir·​tu·​o·​sa | \ ˌvər-chü-ˈō-sə How to pronounce virtuosa (audio) , -zə\

Definition of virtuosa

: a girl or woman who is a virtuoso

First Known Use of virtuosa

1668, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for virtuosa

Italian, feminine of virtuoso

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