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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an adult male singer with the lowest voice [syn: bass, basso]
2: the lowest adult male singing voice [syn: bass, bass voice, basso]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural bassos or bassi) Etymology: Italian, from Medieval Latin bassus, from bassus short, low Date: circa 1724 1. a bass singer; especially an operatic bass 2. a low deep voice

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -os or bassi) a singer with a bass voice. Phrases and idioms: basso profondo a bass singer with an exceptionally low range. Etymology: It., = BASS(1); profondo deep

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Basso Bas"so, n. [It., fr. LL. bassus. See Base, a.] (Mus.) (a) The bass or lowest part; as, to sing basso. (b) One who sings the lowest part. (c) The double bass, or contrabasso. Basso continuo. [It., bass continued.] (Mus.) A bass part written out continuously, while the other parts of the harmony are indicated by figures attached to the bass; continued bass.

Moby Thesaurus

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