Etymology
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coloratura (n.)

"Ornamental passages, roulades, embellishments, etc., in vocal music" [Elson], 1740, from Italian coloratura, literally "coloring," from Late Latin coloratura, from past-participle stem of colorare "to color," from color (see color (n.)). Formerly sometimes Englished as colorature.

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Definitions of coloratura

coloratura (n.)
a lyric soprano who specializes in coloratura vocal music;
Synonyms: coloratura soprano
coloratura (n.)
singing with florid ornamentation;
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