tenor

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tenor

Plural
tenors

  1. A tenor is the highest male vocal range, higher than bass or baritone.
  2. A tenor is a musical instrument that is higher than a baritone, but lower than an alto.
    Tenor instruments include include the tenor saxophone and tenor horn.
  3. (countable) A tenor is a singer who sings in the tenor range.
    Enrico Caruso was a famous tenor.

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