Dramatis-personae meaning

drămə-tĭs pər-sōnē, drämə-tĭs pər-sōnī
The characters in a play or story.
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A list of the characters in a play or story.
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The characters in a play, or a list of these.
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A list of characters in a play, usually arranged in order of first appearance.
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Origin of dramatis-personae

  • Latin drāmatis genitive of drāma drama persōnae pl. of persōna character

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

  • From Latin dramatis + personae

    From Wiktionary