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cembalo

[chem-buh-loh] /ˈtʃɛm bəˌloʊ/
noun, plural cembali
[chem-buh-lee] /ˈtʃɛm bəˌli/ (Show IPA),
cembalos. Music.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; < Italian (clavi)cembalo < Latin cymbalum cymbal
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British Dictionary definitions for cembali

cembalo

/ˈtʃɛmbələʊ/
noun (pl) -li (-lɪ), -los
1.
another word for harpsichord
Derived Forms
cembalist, noun
Word Origin
C19: shortened from clavicembalo
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