from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Family of Italian violin makers, including Andrea (1626?–1698), who founded the family business, and his grandson Giuseppe (1687?–1745). They are considered second only to the Stradivari family for the quality of their instruments.

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  • noun founder of a family of Italian violin makers (1626?-1698)
  • noun Italian violin maker and grandson of Andrea Guarneri (1687?-1745)


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