from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. The characters in a play or story.
- n.pl. A list of the characters in a play or story.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A list of characters in a play, usually arranged in order of first appearance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the actors in a play
Latin drāmatis, genitive of drāma, drama + persōnae, pl. of persōna, character.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin dramatis + personae (Wiktionary)