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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A misspelling of piña.


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  • Also called bana, bena, or tingtelia, a bowed lute found in Northeast India and Bangladesh, used in folk music and to accompany Manipuri dance styles. Similar to the ravanhasta found in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Rajasthan, and the ubo found in Manipur and Nagaland, or the kenda found among the Munda (Mundari) of Northern India and Bangladesh.

    March 20, 2008