American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A male singer or voice with a range higher than a bass and lower than a tenor.
- n. An instrument that sounds within this range.
- n. A vocal or instrumental part written in this range.
- n. A valved brass instrument similar to but larger than the euphonium.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See barytone.
- n. The male voice between tenor and bass
- n. The musical range between tenor and bass
- n. A person, instrument, or group that performs in the range between tenor and bass
- n. Specifically, a brass instrument similar to the euphonium, but with a cylindrical bore instead of a conical one.
GNU Webster's 1913
- See barytone.
- n. the second lowest brass wind instrument
- n. a male singer
- adj. lower in range than tenor and higher than bass
- n. the second lowest adult male singing voice
- From Ancient Greek βαρύτονος, from βαρύς ("heavy") + τόνος ("tone"). (Wiktionary)
- Italian baritono, from Greek barutonos, deep sounding : barus, heavy; see gwerə-1 in Indo-European roots + tonos, tone; see tone. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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