viola

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Noun 1[change]

Singular
viola

Plural
violas

A violin (left) and a viola (right)
Viola alpina
  1. A viola is a stringed instrument, slightly bigger than a violin.
    The viola is tuned one fifth below the violin.
  2. A viola is a sound on an organ which is like the sound of a stringed instrument.
    The organist used the viola stop when playing.
  3. A viola is a family of small flowers.
    Pansies and violets are members of the viola family.

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