from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A piano having the strings strung in a horizontal harp-shaped frame supported usually on three legs.

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  • noun music A large piano in which the strings are strung horizontally in a heavy frame shaped like a harp

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs


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