Amati

noun Ama·ti \ ä-ˈmä-tē , ə- \

Definition of Amati

plural Amatis
:a violin made by a member of the Amati family of Cremona

First Known Use of amati

1816


Amati

biographical name Ama·ti \ ä-ˈmä-tē , ə- \

Definition of Amati

family of Italian violin makers of Cremona: especially Nicolò 1596–1684

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