from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A large variety of lute, used in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, having six to nine pairs of metal strings. It was played by means of a plectrum. Also
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Mus.) An old instrument of the lute or cittern kind.
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- noun music A
musical instrumentof the Renaissance, part of the citternfamily, whose metal stringsare tunedlike a lute's and pluckedwith the fingers.
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Blend of Orpheus and Arion
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