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Basolia

Definition of the noun Basolia

What does Basolia mean as a name of something?

Basolia is a genus of Carabidae, described by Chaudoir in 1854.

Explanation

The basolia is a Ukrainian folk instrument of the bowed string family similar to the cello although slightly larger and not as sophisticated in construction. The basolia was usually homemade and of very rough construction. Sometimes the soundboard was sewn to the body rather than glued. The strings are tuned in fifths.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Ukraine (2016)

Volume I: A-F plus Map and Gazetteer by Volodymyr Kubijovyc

Zharsky Bass viol (basolia). A Ukrainian stringed folk instrument of the bass register. In its form and dimensions it is similar to a violoncello. It has four strings tuned in fifths. The bass viol is used in folk instrumental ensembles, such as trios of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ukraine (2013)

by Ivan Katchanovski, Zenon E. Kohut, Bohdan Y. Nebesio, Myroslav Yurkevich

bass viol (basolia), hurdygurdy (lira), and hammer dulcimer (tsymbaly); wind instruments, including the reed flute (sopilka), bagpipe ...

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Scrabble value of B3A1S1O1L1I1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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