viola d'amore


viola d'a·mo·re

noun \-də-ˈmr-ē, -(ˌ)ā\
plural violas d'amore or viole d'amore

Definition of VIOLA D'AMORE

:  a tenor viol having usually seven gut and seven wire strings

Origin of VIOLA D'AMORE

Italian, viol of love
First Known Use: circa 1700

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