from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An instrument, such as a violin, viola, cello, or double bass, in which sound is produced by plucking, striking, or bowing taut strings.
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- n. Any of very many musical instruments in which taut strings are plucked, bowed or struck in order to produce a sound
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound
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