from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See viola da gamba.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Shortened name for the string instrument viola da gamba.
  • n. A rank of organ pipes, so-called for a supposed resemblance of the sound to that of a viola da gamba.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A viola da gamba.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, the metacarpus or metatarsus of some animals, as the ruminants and solidungulates.
  • n. Short for viol da gamba. See viol.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. viol that is the bass member of the viol family with approximately the range of the cello


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