Contre Viole

noun

Con·​tre Viole
kōⁿ‧trəvyȯl,
ˈkän‧trəvēˌȯl
: a mild organ stop of usually 16′ pitch with a string tone

Word History

Etymology

French contre-viole, literally, counter viol

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“Contre Viole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Contre%20Viole. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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