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1. Music Variant of baritone.
2. Linguistics A word that has a heavy stress or pitch accent on its penultimate syllable.
adj. Linguistics
Relating to or being a word that has a heavy stress or pitch accent on its penultimate syllable.
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(Music, other) a less common spelling of baritone


(Phonetics & Phonology) having the last syllable unaccented
(Phonetics & Phonology) a word in which the last syllable is unaccented. Compare oxytone
[C19: from Greek barutonos heavy-sounding, from barus heavy + tonos tone]
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(ˈbær ɪˌtoʊn)

n., adj.


(ˈbær ɪˌtoʊn)
1. (of a word in Classical Greek) having the last syllable unaccented.
2. a barytone word.
[1820–30; < Greek barýtonos=barý(s) heavy, deep (of sound) + tónos tone]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barytone - a male singerbarytone - a male singer        
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser - a person who sings
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[ˈbærɪtəʊn] Nviola f de bordón
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References in classic literature ?
It was to this workman that the strong barytone belonged which was heard above the sound of plane and hammer singing--
By Astadhyayi 2.1.2 subamantrite parangavat svare, the unit of the barytone vocative accentuation is extended to a noun before the vocative, thus extending the identity (tadatmya).
Laura Jackson est accompagne de trois grandes voix d'opera, a savoir Paul Spencer Akins, Christine Clemmons-McCune et John Cimino (barytone) ainsi que du pianiste Jon Klibonaff.