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Definition of coloratura noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

coloratura

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌkʌlərəˈtʊrə//
 
[uncountable] (music)
 
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complicated passages for a singer, for example in opera a coloratura soprano (= one who often sings coloratura passages)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: coloratura