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Meaning of CASTRATO

Pronunciation:  ka'strâtow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a male singer who was castrated before puberty and retains a soprano or alto voice
 

CASTRATO is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cas*tra"to\, n. [L., properly p. p. of castrare. See
{Castrate}.]
A male person castrated for the purpose of improving his
voice for singing; an artificial, or male, soprano. --Swift.

 

 

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