Amati

noun

Ama·​ti ä-ˈmä-tē How to pronounce Amati (audio)
ə-
plural Amatis
: a violin made by a member of the Amati family of Cremona

Word History

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amati was in 1816

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Cite this Entry

“Amati.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amati. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Biographical Definition

Amati

biographical name

Ama·​ti ä-ˈmä-tē How to pronounce Amati (audio)
ə-
family of Italian violin makers of Cremona: especially Nicolò 1596–1684
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