from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun A viola da gamba.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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


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