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Definition of the noun Basolia

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


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 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 (duda or koza), and trembita (a type of alpine horn used primarily for communication); and percussion instruments, such as the frame drum (bubon or taraban), tambourine (resheto), and kettledrum (tulumba or litavry). The classic folk ensemble, ...

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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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