"alto" in the noun sense
a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef
2. contralto, alto
the lowest female singing voice
3. countertenor, alto
the highest adult male singing voice
of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments
the pitch range of the lowest female voice
"alto" in the adjective sense
1. alto, contralto
of or being the lowest female voice
2. countertenor, alto
of or being the highest male voice having a range above that of tenor
of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group
"alto clarinet or recorder"
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