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  • n. A kind of lyre used by the Ancient Greeks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of lyre used by the Greeks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ancient Greek stringed musical instrument; a cithara or lyre.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek φόρμιγξ (Wiktionary)

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  • An ancient Greek musical instrument, having (usually) seven strings and resembling a cithara or lyre.

    February 9, 2008