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mez·zo / ˈmetsō; ˈmedzō/ • n. (pl. -zos) (also mez·zo-so·pra·no) a female singer with a voice pitched between soprano and contralto. ∎  a singing voice of this type, or a part written for one. • adv. half, moderately.

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mezzo

mezzo, mezza (It.). Half. mezza voce, half-voice, i.e. half the vocal (or instr.) power possible. (Not to be confused with messa di voce.) mezzo-forte, half-loud, i.e. neither loud nor soft.

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mezzo

mezzobasso, El Paso, Picasso, Sargasso, Tasso •fatso, paparazzo, terrazzo •Brasso •espresso, gesso •intermezzo, mezzo •scherzo •peso, say-so •calypso, dipso •schizo • Mato Grosso • torso • also •amoroso, capriccioso, oloroso, so-so •Caruso, Robinson Crusoe, Rousseau, trousseau •so-and-so •Curaçao, curassow •Thurso, verso

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