bassi pro-fundi

basso profundo

[bas-oh proh-fuhn-doh, -foon-, pruh-, bah-soh]
noun, plural bassi profundi [bas-ee proh-fuhn-dee, bah-see] .
a singer with a bass voice of the lowest range.

Origin:
1855–60; < Italian basso profondo literally, deep bass. See basso, profound

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basso profundo (prəʊˈfʌndəʊ, Italian proˈfundo)
 
n , pl -dos
(esp in operatic solo singing) a singer with a very deep bass voice
 
[Italian, literally: deep bass]

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