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French contre-gambe, from contre- counter- + gambe viola da gamba, short for viole de gambe, partial translation, partial alteration of Italian viola da gamba
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“Contre Gambe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Contre%20Gambe. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.
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