noun, plural mez·zo-so·pran·os, mez·zo-so·pran·i [met-soh-suh-pran-ee, -prah-nee, med-zoh-, mez-oh-]. /ˈmɛt soʊ səˈpræn i, -ˈprɑ ni, ˈmɛd zoʊ-, ˈmɛz oʊ-/.
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Before taking on the role, Racette talked it over with her wife, mezzo-soprano Beth Clayton.
Heavier in tone, less resonant, and less flexible than the mezzo-soprano, it is yet lighter than the contralto.
Mezzo-soprano voices vary so much that it is difficult to name any note on which the "break" will be found.
She sings very sweetly with a mezzo-soprano voice that is clear and tender.Floyd Grandon's Honor|Amanda Minnie Douglas
Both in compass and quality it lies between the contralto and the mezzo-soprano.
Mezzo-soprano (mĕdzo-so-prno); between contralto and soprano; said of the voice of a female singer.Every-Day Errors of Speech|L. P. Meredith