kastrato

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English castrato, from Italian castrato, from Latin castrō (to castrate), likely from caedō (to cut).

Noun[edit]

kastrato

  1. a male who has been castrated, especially a male whose testicles have been removed before puberty in order to retain his boyish voice
  2. a male soprano or alto voice produced by castration of the treble singer before puberty

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Noun[edit]

kastrato (accusative singular kastraton, plural kastratoj, accusative plural kastratojn)

  1. singular present nominal passive participle of kastri