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Noun: contrabass  'kón-tru,beys
  1. Largest and lowest member of the violin family
    - bass fiddle, bass viol, bull fiddle, double bass, string bass
Adjective: contrabass  'kón-tru,beys
  1. Pitched an octave below normal bass instrumental or vocal range
    "contrabass or double-bass clarinet";
    - double-bass

Derived forms: contrabasses

See also: low, low-pitched

Type of: bass, bowed stringed instrument, string

Encyclopedia: Contrabass