from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of shamisen.
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- n. Alternative form of shamisen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Japanese musical instrument with three strings, resembling a guitar or banjo.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A guitar or banjo of three strings, used by the Japanese.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Japanese stringed instrument resembling a banjo with a long neck and three strings and a fretted fingerboard and a rectangular soundbox; played with a plectrum
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