vi·o·lot·ta | \ ˌvēəˈlätə \
plural violottas

Definition of violotta 

: a stringed instrument of the late 19th century with a range midway between the viola and the cello

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First Known Use of violotta

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for violotta

Italian viola + -otta (augmentative suffix)

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The first known use of violotta was in 1891

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