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falsetto (n.)

"artificially high voice," 1774, from Italian falsetto, diminutive of falso "false," from Latin falsus (see false). Earlier in an Englished form as falset (1707). One who sings thus is a falsettist.

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Definitions of falsetto
1
falsetto (n.)
a male singing voice with artificially high tones in an upper register;
2
falsetto (adj.)
artificially high; above the normal voice range;
a falsetto voice
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