English violet

noun

Definition of English violet

2 : an 18th-century stringed instrument resembling the viola d’amore

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First Known Use of English violet

1578, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“English violet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/English%20violet. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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