baryton

baryton

[bar-i-ton; French ba-ree-tawn]
noun, plural barytons [bar-i-tonz; French ba-ree-tawn] .
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)
 
n
a bass viol with sympathetic strings as well as its six main strings
 
[C18: from French: baritone]

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