Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small bass viol with three strings: now obsolete.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mus.) A tenor or small bass viol.

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  • noun music A tenor viol or small bass viol.

Etymologies

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Italian

Examples

  • 1 The drone of the cockchafer, as he wheels by you in drowsy hum, sounds his _corno di bassetto_ on F below the line.

    Gryll Grange

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