Amati

[ ah-mah-tee ]
/ ɑˈmɑ ti /

noun

Ni·co·lò [nee-kaw-law] /ˌni kɔˈlɔ/,1596–1684, Italian violinmaker, one of a famous family of 16th- and 17th-century violinmakers: teacher of Antonio Stradivari.
a violin made by a member of this family.

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Amati

noun

(Italian aˈmaːti) a family of Italian violin makers, active in Cremona in the 16th and 17th centuries, esp Nicolò (nikoˈlɔ), 1596–1684, who taught Guarneri and Stradivari
(əˈmɑːtɪ) plural Amatis a violin or other stringed instrument made by any member of this family
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