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onnagata

[ on-uh-gah-tuh; Japanese awn-nah-gah-tah ]
/ ˌɒn əˈgɑ tə; Japanese ˈɔn nɑˈgɑ tɑ /
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noun
a male actor in kabuki who performs female roles.
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Origin of onnagata

Borrowed into English from Japanese around 1900–05
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