noun (pl=sopranos, pl2=soprani)
- Musical part or section higher in pitch than alto and other sections.
- Person or instrument that performs the soprano part.
Etymology: From Italian sopranoItalian, soprano, from Latin sopranus, adjective form from preposition superLatin, super (above).
- Dutch: sopraan
- German: Sopran (1,2)
- French: soprano
- Italian: soprano
- Spanish: soprano
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