Etymology
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diva (n.)

"distinguished woman singer, prima donna," 1864, from Italian diva "goddess, fine lady," from Latin diva "goddess," fem. of divus "a god, divine (one)," related to deus "god, deity" (from PIE root *dyeu- "to shine," in derivatives "sky, heaven, god").

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Definitions of diva

diva (n.)
a distinguished female operatic singer; a female operatic star;
Synonyms: prima donna
From wordnet.princeton.edu