Bar"y*tone, Bar"i*tone (?), a. [Gr. ; heavy + tone.]

1. Mus.

Grave and deep, as a kind of male voice.

2. Greek Gram.

Not marked with an accent on the last syllable, the grave accent being understood.

 

© Webster 1913.


Bar"y*tone, Bar"i*tone, n. [F. baryton: cf. It. baritono.]

1. Mus. (a)

A male voice, the compass of which partakes of the common bass and the tenor, but which does not descend as low as the one, nor rise as high as the other.

(b)

A person having a voice of such range.

(c)

The viola di gamba, now entirely disused.

2. Greek Gram.

A word which has no accent marked on the last syllable, the grave accent being understood.

 

© Webster 1913.

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