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Meaning of BARYTONE

Pronunciation:  'bari`town

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a male singer
 

BARYTONE is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: baritone
 
 See Also: singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bar"y*tone\, Baritone \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.
    
    
  2. \Bar"y*tone\, Baritone \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.
    
    
 

 

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