[kon-truh-bas-oh, -bah-soh; Italian kawn-trah-bahs-saw]Music.
noun, plural con·tra·bas·sos, con·tra·bas·si [kon-truh-bas-ee, -bah-see; Italian kawn-trah-bahs-see] /ˌkɒn trəˈbæs i, -ˈbɑ si; Italian ˌkɔn trɑˈbɑs si/, adjective
Origin of contrabasso
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He is represented, as is well known, seated in the group of musicians in the centre, and playing the contrabasso.Giorgione