Soprano Definition

sə-prănō, -pränō
soprani, sopranos
noun
sopranos
The range of the highest voice of women or boys, usually from middle C to two or more octaves above.
Webster's New World
A voice or singer with such a range.
Webster's New World
The tonal range characteristic of a soprano.
American Heritage
An instrument with a similar range within its family, as a soprano recorder.
Webster's New World
A part for such a voice or instrument.
Webster's New World
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adjective
Of, for, or having the range of a soprano.
Webster's New World
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Noun

Singular:
soprano
Plural:
sopranoes, sopranos

Origin of Soprano

  • Italian from sopra above from Latin suprā uper in Indo-European roots

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

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