tenor viol

noun

: a viol of medium size that is held between the legs and whose principal range corresponds to that of the tenor voice

Word History

First Known Use

1654, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tenor viol was in 1654

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“Tenor viol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tenor%20viol. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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