Associations to the word «Viola»

Wiktionary

VIOLA, noun. (music) A stringed instrument of the violin family, somewhat larger than a violin, played under the chin, and having a deeper tone
VIOLA, noun. (music) An organ stop having a similar tone
VIOLA, noun. (music) A 10-string steel-string acoustic guitar, used in Brazilian folk music.
VIOLA, noun. (botany) Any of several flowering plants, of the genus Viola, including the violets and pansies.
VIOLA, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Violaceae   — the violets.
VIOLA, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Hesperiidae   — certain of the butterflies called skippers.
VIOLA, proper noun. A female given name
VIOLA, proper noun. A town in Arkansas
VIOLA, proper noun. A town in Delaware
VIOLA, proper noun. A village in Illinois
VIOLA, proper noun. A city in Kansas
VIOLA, proper noun. A hamlet in New York
VIOLA, proper noun. A town in Tennessee
VIOLA, proper noun. A village in Wisconsin
VIOLA CLEF, noun. A musical symbol of the Western classical tradition which indicates the pitch of written notes.
VIOLA CLEFS, noun. Plural of viola clef
VIOLA DA GAMBA, noun. A viol, usually much larger than the violin, played while seated and supported between the legs. The instrument was developed in Europe in the 1400s and used primarily in the Renaissance and Baroque periods.
VIOLA DA GAMBAS, noun. Plural of viola da gamba
VIOLA DI BORDONE, noun. Synonym of baryton.
VIOLA PARADON, noun. Synonym of baryton.
VIOLA TRICOLOR, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Violaceae   — wild pansy, or johnny jumpup.

Dictionary definition

VIOLA, noun. Any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola.
VIOLA, noun. Large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions.
VIOLA, noun. A bowed stringed instrument slightly larger than a violin, tuned a fifth lower.

Wise words

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