Definition of tragedienne noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tragedienne

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//trəˌdʒiːdiˈen//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trəˌdʒiːdiˈen//
 
(formal)
 
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a female actor in tragedies Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from French tragédienne, feminine of tragédien.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tragedienne