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cantatrice

[ kan-tuh-tree-chey, -trees; Italian kahn-tah-tree-che; French kahn-ta-trees ]
/ 藢k忙n t蓹藞tri t蕛e瑟, -藞tris; Italian 藢k蓱n t蓱藞tri t蕛蓻; French k蓱虄 ta藞tris /
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noun, plural can路ta路tri路ces [kan-tuh-tree-cheyz, -tree-siz; French kahn-ta-trees], /藢k忙n t蓹藞tri t蕛e瑟z, -藞tri s瑟z; French k蓱虄 ta藞tris/, can路ta路tri路ci [kan-tuh-tree-chee; Italian kahn-tah-tree-chee]. /藢k忙n t蓹藞tri t蕛i; Italian 藢k蓱n t蓱藞tri t蕛i/.
a professional female singer especially of opera.
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Origin of cantatrice

First recorded in 1800鈥05; from French or directly from Italian, from Late Latin cant膩tr墨c-, stem of cant膩tr墨x 鈥渇emale singer鈥; see origin at cantor, -trix
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British Dictionary definitions for cantatrice

cantatrice
/ (French k蓱虄tatris) /

noun
a female singer, esp a professional soloist
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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