1. viol

noun. any of a family of bowed stringed instruments that preceded the violin family.


  • viola da gamba
  • bowed stringed instrument
  • bass viol
  • gamba
  • viola da braccio
  • string


  • recede
  • unstring
  • unfasten
  • take away

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Sentences with viol

1. Noun, singular or mass
The bass viol, commonly known as the contrabass or double bass, was still utilized when other viols died out.

2. Adjective
String Instruments of the baroque orchestra were mostly of the the viol family.