Stradivarius

noun
Strad·​i·​var·​i·​us | \ ˌstra-də-ˈver-ē-əs How to pronounce Stradivarius (audio) \
plural Stradivarii\ ˌstra-​də-​ˈver-​ē-​ˌī How to pronounce Stradivarii (audio) \

Definition of Stradivarius

: a stringed instrument (such as a violin) made by Antonio Stradivari of Cremona

First Known Use of Stradivarius

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Stradivarius

latinized form of Stradivari

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“Stradivarius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stradivarius. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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