from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An instrument, such as a violin, guitar, harp, or dulcimer, in which sound is produced by causing taut strings to vibrate, as by plucking, striking, or bowing.
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- noun music Any of very many
musical instrumentsin which taut stringsare plucked, bowedor struckin order to produce a sound
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- noun a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound
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