Contralto

Definition of Contralto

Con`tral´to
n.1.(Mus.) The part sung by the highest male or lowest female voices; the alto or counter tenor.
a.1.(Mus.) Of or pertaining to a contralto, or to the part in music called contralto; as, a contralto voice.

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