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alto

al·to

alto

pronunciation:
ael to
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
inflections: altos
definition 1: the vocal range between tenor and soprano, being the lowest for the female and highest for the male.
definition 2: a singer with such a tonal range.
definition 3: a musical instrument having the second highest tonal range in its family of instruments.
That flautist is playing the alto tonight.
definition 4: a musical part for a singer or instrument with such a range.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or characterized by the tonal range between tenor and soprano.
alto clarinet
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alt Latin root that means high