dramatis personae[dram′ə tis pər sō′nē, drä′mə-]
the characters in a play, or a list of these
Origin of dramatis personaeModern Latin ; from Late Latin dramatis, genitive of drama, drama + Classical Latin personae, plural of persona, character, person
- The characters in a play or story.
- A list of the characters in a play or story.
Origin of dramatis personaeLatin drāmatis, genitive of drāma, drama + persōnae, pl. of persōna, character.
- A list of characters in a play, usually arranged in order of first appearance.
From Latin dramatis + personae