noun Etymology: French tragédienne, from Middle French, from tragedie Date: 1850 an actress who plays tragic roles

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

(of tragedy),

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  • tragedienne — tra·ge·di·enne || trÉ™dʒɪːdɪ en n. actress in tragedies; female author of tragedies …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • tragedienne — tra·ge·di·enne …   English syllables

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