bassist

bassist

[bey-sist]
noun
1.
a singer with a bass voice.
2.
a player of a bass instrument, especially of the bass viol.

Origin:
1865–70; bass1 + -ist

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bassist (ˈbeɪsɪst)
 
n
a player of a double bass, esp in a jazz band

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