viola da spalla

noun

viola da spal·​la
-dəˈspälə
plural viole da spalla
: a cello carried in processions by a shoulder strap

Word History

Etymology

Italian, shoulder viol

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“Viola da spalla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/viola%20da%20spalla. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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