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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A master in an art, especially a composer, conductor, or music teacher.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A master; specifically, an eminent musical composer, teacher, or conductor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A master in any art, especially in music; a composer or orchestra conductor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A master in some art, especially a composer or conductor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an artist of consummate skill

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian, from Latin magister, magistr-, master; see meg- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Italian, from Latin magister, magistr-, master.

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