Meaning of baritone

bar•i•tone

Pronunciation: (bar'i-tōn"), [key]
— Music. Music.
—n.
  1. a male voice or voice part intermediate between tenor and bass.
  2. a singer with such a voice.
  3. a large, valved brass instrument shaped like a trumpet or coiled in oval form, used esp. in military bands.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a baritone; having the compass of a baritone.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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