violoncello

play
noun vi·o·lon·cel·lo \ˌvī-ə-lən-ˈche-(ˌ)lō, ˌvē-\

Definition of violoncello

  1. :  cello

violoncellist

play \ˌvī-ə-lən-ˈche-list, ˌvē-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of violoncello

Italian, diminutive of violone, augmentative of viola


Learn More about violoncello


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up violoncello? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!