viola d'amoreviola d'a·mo·re
an early stringed instrument of the viol family having a set of wire strings that are stretched behind the bowed gut strings, and whose sympathetic vibrations produce soft, clear, ringing tones
Origin of viola d'amoreIt, literally , viol of love
A stringed instrument, the tenor of the violin family, having six or seven stopped strings and an equal number of sympathetic strings.
Origin of viola d'amoreItalian viola viol da of amore love