The lowest stringed instrument of the violin family; the double bass; -- also applied to any instrument of the same deep range as the stringed double bass; as, the contrabass ophicleide; the contrabass tuba or bombardon.
largest and lowest member of the violin family
pitched an octave below normal bass instrumental or vocal range; "contrabass or double-bass clarinet"
See acoustic bass
See double bass
another term for a double bass, or bass viol