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baritone


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Baritone  \Bar"i*tone\,  a.  &  n. 
  See  {Barytone}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barytone  \Bar"y*tone\,  Baritone  \Bar"i*tone\,  a.  [Gr.  ?;  ?  heavy 
  +  ?  tone.] 
  1.  (Mus.)  Grave  and  deep,  as  a  kind  of  male  voice. 
 
  2.  (Greek  Gram.)  Not  marked  with  an  accent  on  the  last 
  syllable,  the  grave  accent  being  understood. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barytone  \Bar"y*tone\,  Baritone  \Bar"i*tone\,  n.  [F.  baryton: 
  cf  It  baritono.] 
  1.  (Mus.) 
  a  A  male  voice,  the  compass  of  which  partakes  of  the 
  common  bass  and  the  tenor,  but  which  does  not  descend 
  as  low  as  the  one  nor  rise  as  high  as  the  other 
  b  A  person  having  a  voice  of  such  range. 
  c  The  viola  di  gamba,  now  entirely  disused. 
 
  2.  (Greek  Gram.)  A  word  which  has  no  accent  marked  on  the 
  last  syllable,  the  grave  accent  being  understood. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  baritone 
  adj  :  lower  in  range  than  tenor  and  higher  than  bass;  "a  baritone 
  voice";  "baritone  oboe" 
  n  1:  a  male  singer  [syn:  {barytone}] 
  2:  the  second  lowest  adult  male  singing  voice  [syn:  {baritone 
  voice}] 
  3:  the  second  lowest  brass  wind  instrument  [syn:  {baritone  horn}] 




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