Meaning of cantatrice

can•ta•tri•ce

Pronunciation: (kan"tu-trē'chā, -trēs'It.kän"tä-trē'che Fr. kän-ta-trēs'), [key]
— pl. -tri•ces -tri•ci
  1. a professional female singer esp. of opera.
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