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chan·teuse

 (shäN-tœz′)
n.
A woman singer, especially a nightclub singer.

[French, feminine of chanteur, singer, from chanter, to sing; see chant.]

chanteuse

(French ʃɑ̃tøz)
n
(Music, other) a female singer, esp in a nightclub or cabaret
[French: singer]

chan•teuse

(ʃɑ̃ˈtœz, -ˈtuz)

n., pl. -teuses (-ˈtœz, -ˈtu zɪz)
a female singer in a nightclub or cabaret.
[1885–90; < French, feminine of chanteur, Old French chanteor; see chanter, -euse]
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