Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See bandore.

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  • n. An ancient musical instrument; a bandore.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An ancient musical instrument, of the lute kind; a bandore.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as bandore.
  • n. An oyster of a large variety found near Prestonpans on the Firth of Forth, much esteemed in England.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Ultimately from Greek pandoura.

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French

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