Basso Definition

băsō, bäsō
bassi, bassos
noun
A bass singer, especially an operatic bass.
American Heritage
A bass voice or singer.
Webster's New World
A part written for a bass instrument.
American Heritage

(music) A bass singer, especially in opera.

Wiktionary

(music) An instrumental part written for a bass instrument.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • bass
  • bass voice
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Other Word Forms of Basso

Noun

Singular:
basso
Plural:
bassos

Origin of Basso

  • From Italian, from Latin bassus (“short, low”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Italian from Medieval Latin bassus low

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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