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- n. A Ukrainian plucked stringed instrument, resembling an asymmetrical lute, played with both hands while held upright on the lap.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A traditional Ukrainian stringed musical instrument shaped like a lute, having many strings.
Ukrainian бандура (bandúra), possibly via Polish and Italian pandura, Latin pandūra, from Ancient Greek πανδοῦρα ("zither"), perhaps from Lydian. (Wiktionary)