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1. A musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry.
2. A person who has special knowledge or skill in a field.
3. Someone who has a cultivated appreciation of artistic excellence; such as, a connoisseur or collector of objects of art, antiques, etc.
4. Obsolete: A person who has special interest or knowledge in the arts and sciences; scientist; scholar.
5. Etymology: A "scholar, connoisseur", from Italian virtuoso (pl. virtuosi), a noun use of the adjective meaning "skilled, learned, of exceptional worth", from Late Latin virtuosus. Meaning "a person with great skill" (as in music) is first attested in 1743.
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