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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Viola (0.01007 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Viola.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: viola viola n 1: any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola 2: large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions [syn: genus Viola ] 3: a bowed stringed instrument slightly larger than a violin, tuned a fifth lower
English → English (gcide) Definition: Viola Viola \Vi"o*la\, n. [L., a violet. See Violet.] (Bot.) A genus of polypetalous herbaceous plants, including all kinds of violets. [1913 Webster] Viola \Vi"o*la\, n. [It. See Viol.] (Mus.) An instrument in form and use resembling the violin, but larger, and a fifth lower in compass. [1913 Webster] Viola da braccio [It., viol for the arm], the tenor viol, or viola, a fifth lower than the violin. Its part is written in the alto clef, hence it is sometimes called the alto. Viola da gamba [It., viol for the leg], an instrument resembling the viola, but larger, and held between the knees. It is now rarely used. Viola da spalla [It., viol for the shoulder], an instrument formerly used, resembling the viola, and intermediate in size between the viola and the viola da gamba. Viola di amore [It., viol of love: cf. F. viole d'amour], a viol, larger than the viola, having catgut strings upon, and brass or steel wires under, the keyboard. These, sounding sympathetically with the strings, yield a peculiarly soft and silvery sound. It is now seldom used. [1913 Webster]

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