Guar·​ne·​ri·​us gwär-ˈnir-ē-əs How to pronounce Guarnerius (audio)
: a violin made by one of the Italian Guarneri family in the 17th and 18th centuries

Word History


New Latin, from Italian Guarneri

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Guarnerius was in 1866

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“Guarnerius.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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