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Noun: viola  vee'ow-lu or vI'ow-lu
  1. A bowed stringed instrument slightly larger than a violin, tuned a fifth lower
  2. Any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
Noun: Viola  vee'ow-lu or vI'ow-lu
  1. Large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions
    - genus Viola

Derived forms: violas

Type of: bowed stringed instrument, dilleniid dicot genus, herb, herbaceous plant, string

Part of: family Violaceae, Violaceae, violet family

Encyclopedia: Viola, Minnesota