violone(redirected from violones)
A 16-foot organ stop yielding stringlike tones similar to those of a cello.
[Italian, augmentative of viola, viola; see viola1.]
(Instruments) the double-bass member of the viol family lying an octave below the viola da gamba. It corresponds to the double bass in the violin family
[C18: from Italian, from viola1 + -one, augmentative suffix]