About The Word Violoncello

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Violoncello

Violoncello Meaning & Definition
Violoncello Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Violoncello?

[n] a large stringed instrument; seated player holds it upright while playing

Synonyms | Synonyms for Violoncello: cello

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See Also | bowed stringed instrument | string

Violoncello In Webster's Dictionary

\Vi`o*lon*cel"lo\ (?; 277), n. [It. violoncello, dim. of violone a bass viol. See {Violone}.] (Mus.) A stringed instrument of music; a bass viol of four strings, or a bass violin with long, large strings, giving sounds an octave lower than the viola, or tenor or alto violin.

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