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baryton

[bar-i-ton; French ba-ree-tawn] /ˈbær ɪˌtɒn; French ba riˈtɔ̃/
noun, plural barytons
[bar-i-tonz; French ba-ree-tawn] /ˈbær ɪˌtɒnz; French ba riˈtɔ̃/ (Show IPA)
1.
an 18th-century stringed instrument with six bowed strings and several additional strings that vibrate sympathetically.
Origin
< French; see baritone
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baryton

/ˈbærɪˌtəʊn/
noun
1.
a bass viol with sympathetic strings as well as its six main strings
Word Origin
C18: from French: baritone
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