Baritone meaning

bărĭ-tōn
A valved brass instrument similar to but larger than the euphonium.
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The range of a male voice between tenor and bass.
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A valved brass instrument of the saxhorn family pitched in B♭ and often used in brass bands.
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Of, for, or having the range of a baritone.
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The male voice between tenor and bass.
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The musical range between tenor and bass.
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A person, instrument, or group that performs in the range between tenor and bass.
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Specifically, a brass instrument similar to the euphonium, but with a cylindrical bore instead of a conical one.
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(linguistics) Alternative form of barytone..
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Origin of baritone

  • Italian baritono from Greek barutonos deep sounding barus heavy gwerə-1 in Indo-European roots tonos tone tone

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek βαρύτονος (barutonos), from βαρύς (barus, “heavy”) + τόνος (tonos, “tone”).

    From Wiktionary