Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ancient musical instrument, probably a large harp, used in Asia and introduced into Italy by the Romans. The name has been applied to various stringed instruments, such as a lyre, a dulcimer, and a triangular harp, or trigon.
Stabler and Barrett.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Mus.) An ancient stringed instrument used by the Greeks, the particular construction of which is unknown.
- Latin sambuca, from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)
“(Chald. sabkha; Gr. sambuke), a Syrian stringed instrument resembling a harp (Dan. 3: 5, 7, 10, 15); not the modern sackbut, which is a wind instrument.”
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