songstress

[sawng-stris, song-]
noun
a female singer, especially one who specializes in popular songs.

Origin:
1695–1705; song + -stress


See -ess.
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songster (ˈsɒŋstə)
 
n
1.  a singer or poet
2.  a singing bird; songbird
 
'songstress
 
fem n

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