[kee-tuh-roh-ney; Italian kee-tahr-raw-ne]
noun, plural chitarroni [kee-tuh-roh-nee] .
an early musical stringed instrument of the lute family with a long neck and two pegboxes, one above the other.

1730–40; < Italian, augmentative of chitarra < Greek kithára lyre Unabridged
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chitarrone (ˌkɪtɑːˈrəʊnɪ, ˌtʃɪt-)
n , pl -ni
a large lute with a double neck in common use during the baroque period, esp in Italy
[Italian, from chitarra, from Greek kithara lyre]

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