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NOUN (3)

1. any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola;

2. large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions;
[syn: Viola, genus Viola]

3. a bowed stringed instrument slightly larger than a violin, tuned a fifth lower;

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13 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Viola \Vi"o*la\, n. [L., a violet. See Violet.] (Bot.) A genus of polypetalous herbaceous plants, including all kinds of violets. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Viola \Vi"o*la\, n. [It. See Viol.] (Mus.) An instrument in form and use resembling the violin, but larger, and a fifth lower in compass. [1913 Webster] Viola da braccio [It., viol for the arm], the tenor viol, or viola, a fifth lower than the violin. Its part is written in the alto clef, hence it is sometimes called the alto. Viola da gamba [It., viol for the leg], an instrument resembling the viola, but larger, and held between the knees. It is now rarely used. Viola da spalla [It., viol for the shoulder], an instrument formerly used, resembling the viola, and intermediate in size between the viola and the viola da gamba. Viola di amore [It., viol of love: cf. F. viole d'amour], a viol, larger than the viola, having catgut strings upon, and brass or steel wires under, the keyboard. These, sounding sympathetically with the strings, yield a peculiarly soft and silvery sound. It is now seldom used. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

viola n 1: any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola 2: large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions [syn: Viola, genus Viola] 3: a bowed stringed instrument slightly larger than a violin, tuned a fifth lower
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

97 Moby Thesaurus words for "viola": A string, Amati, Cremona, D string, E string, English horn, G string, Strad, Stradivari, Stradivarius, bass, bass viol, bassoon, block flute, bombard, bourdon, bow, bridge, bull fiddle, cello, claribel, clarinet, clarion, concert flute, contrabass, cornet, cornopean, cromorna, crowd, cymbel, diapason, double bass, dulciana, fiddle, fiddlebow, fiddlestick, fingerboard, flute stop, foundation stop, fourniture, gamba, gedeckt, gemshorn, harmonic flute, hybrid stop, kit, kit fiddle, kit violin, koppel flute, larigot, melodia, mixture, mutation stop, nazard, oboe, octave, organ stop, piccolo, plein jeu, posaune, principal, quint, quintaten, rank, ranket, reed stop, register, rohr flute, scroll, sesquialtera, shawm, soundboard, spitz flute, stop, stopped diapason, stopped flute, string, string diapason, string stop, tenor violin, tierce, tremolo, trombone, trumpet, tuning peg, twelfth, unda maris, vibrato, violin, violinette, violoncello, violoncello piccolo, violone, violotta, voix celeste, vox angelica, vox humana
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

VIOLA Vertically Intergrated Optical Testbed for Large Applications (DFN)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Viola An experimental hypercard-like interpreted hypertext system by Pei Y. Wei of Berkeley. (1994-11-30)
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Viola, WI -- U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 667 Housing Units (2000): 319 Land area (2000): 1.053815 sq. miles (2.729368 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.053815 sq. miles (2.729368 sq. km) FIPS code: 82900 Located within: Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55 Location: 43.507552 N, 90.670178 W ZIP Codes (1990): 54664 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Viola, WI Viola
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Viola, AR -- U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 381 Housing Units (2000): 181 Land area (2000): 1.290812 sq. miles (3.343187 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.003040 sq. miles (0.007873 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.293852 sq. miles (3.351060 sq. km) FIPS code: 72140 Located within: Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05 Location: 36.397319 N, 91.983233 W ZIP Codes (1990): 72583 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Viola, AR Viola
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Viola, DE -- U.S. town in Delaware Population (2000): 156 Housing Units (2000): 62 Land area (2000): 0.177590 sq. miles (0.459956 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.177590 sq. miles (0.459956 sq. km) FIPS code: 74330 Located within: Delaware (DE), FIPS 10 Location: 39.042224 N, 75.571595 W ZIP Codes (1990): 19979 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Viola, DE Viola
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Viola, NY -- U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 5931 Housing Units (2000): 1738 Land area (2000): 2.705296 sq. miles (7.006683 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.705296 sq. miles (7.006683 sq. km) FIPS code: 77574 Located within: New York (NY), FIPS 36 Location: 41.126295 N, 74.083285 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Viola, NY Viola
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Viola, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 956 Housing Units (2000): 401 Land area (2000): 0.827121 sq. miles (2.142234 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.827121 sq. miles (2.142234 sq. km) FIPS code: 78123 Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17 Location: 41.203833 N, 90.584620 W ZIP Codes (1990): 61486 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Viola, IL Viola
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Viola, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 211 Housing Units (2000): 79 Land area (2000): 0.158445 sq. miles (0.410370 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.158445 sq. miles (0.410370 sq. km) FIPS code: 74025 Located within: Kansas (KS), FIPS 20 Location: 37.483526 N, 97.644918 W ZIP Codes (1990): 67149 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Viola, KS Viola
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Viola, TN -- U.S. town in Tennessee Population (2000): 129 Housing Units (2000): 59 Land area (2000): 0.166247 sq. miles (0.430578 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.166247 sq. miles (0.430578 sq. km) FIPS code: 77400 Located within: Tennessee (TN), FIPS 47 Location: 35.538085 N, 85.860606 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Viola, TN Viola