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Violin

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  1. a bowed string instrument with four strings usually tuned in perfect fifths

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 27, 2008
  2. It is the smallest and highest-pitched member of the violin family of string instruments, which also includes the viola and cello

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  3. sometimes informally called a fiddle, regardless of the type of music played on it

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  4. The word "violin" comes from the Middle Latin word vitula, meaning "stringed instrument"; this word is also believed to be the source of the Germanic "fiddle"

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  5. while it has ancient origins, acquired most of its modern characteristics in 16th-century Italy, with some further modifications occurring in the 18th century

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