Amati

Amati

[ah-mah-tee]
noun
1.
Nicolò [nee-kaw-law] , 1596–1684, Italian violinmaker, one of a famous family of 16th- and 17th-century violinmakers: teacher of Antonio Stradivari.
2.
a violin made by a member of this family.
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Amati
 
n , Amatis
1.  a family of Italian violin makers, active in Cremona in the 16th and 17th centuries, esp Nicolò (nikoˈlɔ), 1596--1684, who taught Guarneri and Stradivari
2.  a violin or other stringed instrument made by any member of this family

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