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From the Stradivari family
Stradivarius (plural Stradivariuses)
- (music) A stringed instrument built by members of the Stradivari family, particularly Antonio Stradivari.
- (music) A violin made by another manufacturer, named to capitalise on the fame of the instruments made by Antonio Stradivari
- A name invoked as a standard of excellence in unrelated fields
- A Bath boat is the Stradivarius of destroyers!
A stringed instrument built by members of the Stradivari family
A violin made by another manufacturer