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double bass

noun

: a very large musical instrument that is shaped like a violin

Full Definition of DOUBLE BASS

:  the largest and lowest-pitched of the stringed instruments tuned in fourths
double bass·ist \-ˈbā-sist\ noun
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First Known Use of DOUBLE BASS

1752
DOUBLE BASS Defined for Kids

double bass

noun

Definition of DOUBLE BASS for Kids

:  the largest instrument of the violin family

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