chordophone

chordophone

[kawr-duh-fohn]
noun
a stringed instrument of a group including the harps, lutes, lyres, and zithers.

Origin:
1935–40; chord1 + -o- + -phone

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chordophone (ˈkɔːdəˌfəʊn)
 
n
any musical instrument producing sounds through the vibration of strings, such as the piano, harp, violin, or guitar

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