1. Term used to describe the lowest pitched instrument of a family, typically for instruments with a range an octave lower than the bass instrument of the family.
2. Another term for double bass.
See Also[English] double bass
[English] bass viol
[French] contrebasse (f)
[German] Kontrabass (m)
[Italian] contrabasso (m)
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