baryton(redirected from barytons)
A bowed string instrument of the 18th century, similar to the bass viol, but having sympathetic strings on the rear of the fingerboard.
(Instruments) a bass viol with sympathetic strings as well as its six main strings
[C18: from French: baritone]
an 18th-century stringed instrument with six bowed strings and several additional strings that vibrate sympathetically.
[< French; see baritone]