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basso

in various musical terms borrowed from Italian, "bass, a bass voice," from Italian basso, from Late Latin bassus "short, low" (see base (adj.)).

updated on April 08, 2017

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Definitions of basso from WordNet

basso (n.)
an adult male singer with the lowest voice;
Synonyms: bass
basso (n.)
the lowest adult male singing voice;
Synonyms: bass / bass voice
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