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ˌstræd əˈvɛər i əsstradi·var·ius

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Stradivari, Antonio Stradivari, Stradivarius, Antonius Stradivarius(noun)

    Italian violin maker who developed the modern violin and created violins of unequaled tonal quality (1644?-1737)


  1. Stradivarius(Noun)

    A stringed instrument built by members of the Stradivari family, particularly Antonio Stradivari.

    Etymology: From the Stradivari family

  2. Stradivarius(Noun)

    A violin made by another manufacturer, named to capitalise on the fame of the instruments made by Antonio Stradivari

    Etymology: From the Stradivari family

  3. Stradivarius(Noun)

    A name invoked as a standard of excellence in unrelated fields

    A Bath boat is the Stradivarius of destroyers!

    Etymology: From the Stradivari family


  1. Stradivarius

    A Stradivarius or Strad is one of the violins, cellos, and other stringed instruments built by members of the Stradivari family, particularly Antonio Stradivari, during the 17th and 18th centuries. According to their reputation, the quality of their sound has defied attempts to explain or equal it, though this belief is disputed. The name "Stradivarius" has become a superlative often associated with excellence; to be called "the Stradivari" of any field is to be deemed the finest there is. The fame of Stradivarius instruments is widespread, appearing in numerous works of fiction.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stradivarius

    strad-i-vā′ri-us, n. a violin, esp. one made by the famous Antonio Stradivari (1649-1737) of Cremona.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Stradivarius

    A violin made by the celebrated Antonio Stradivari of Cremona; generally abbreviated into “Strad.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stradivarius in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stradivarius in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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