from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A style of operatic singing characterized by full, even tones and a brilliant display of vocal technique.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An elegant style of singing characterized by beautiful tone and an effortless technique.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a cantabile style of operatic singing characterized by purity and evenness of tone, and a precise but brilliant vocal technique displaying ease and agility.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a style of operatic singing
Italian : bel, bello, beautiful + canto, singing.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian beautiful singing (Wiktionary)