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Pronunciation:  `kuluru'tûru

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  1. [n]  singing with florid ornamentation
  2. [n]  a lyric soprano who specializes in coloratura vocal music
  3. [adj]  (of lyric singing or a lyric singer) marked by florid virtuoso trills and runs

COLORATURA is a 10 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: coloratura soprano, lyric
 See Also: Callas, Dame Nellie Melba, Helen Porter Mitchell, Maria Callas, Maria Meneghini Callas, Melba, singing, soprano, vocalizing



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