tragedienne

tragedienne

[truh-jee-dee-en]
noun
an actress especially noted for performing tragic roles.

Origin:
1850–55; < French, feminine of tragédien tragedian


See -enne.
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tragedian or (feminine) tragedienne (trəˈdʒiːdɪən, trəˌdʒiːdɪˈɛn)
 
n
1.  an actor who specializes in tragic roles
2.  a writer of tragedy
 
tragedienne or (feminine) tragedienne
 
n

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