noun vi·o·lon \ˈvīələn, ˈvēəl-, -ˌlän\

Definition of violon



  1. 1 :  viola de gamba 1

  2. 2 :  double bass viol

  3. 3 :  violin

  4. 4 Violon :  an organ flue stop of string tone and usually 16′ pitch

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Origin and Etymology of violon

Middle French, augmentative of viole viol, viola — more at viol

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a brief usually trivial fact

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