from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Renaissance musical instrument resembling a guitar. Also called pandore.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A stringed instrument similar in form to a guitar; a pandore.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A musical stringed instrument, similar in form to a guitar; a pandore. It is now obsolete, but see bandura.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old variety of the zither. Also called bandalore.
- n. A widow's veil for covering the head and face.
Portuguese bandurra, from Late Latin pandūra, from Greek pandoura.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Spanish bandurria, from Latin pandura, pandurium, a musical instrument of three strings, from Ancient Greek πανδοῦρα (pandoura, "three-stringed lute"). Compare pandore, banjo, mandolin. (Wiktionary)