kithara

kithara

[kith-er-uh]
noun
a musical instrument of ancient Greece consisting of an elaborate wooden soundbox having two arms connected by a yoke to which the upper ends of the strings are attached.
Also, cithara.


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Greek kithára lyre; cf. guitar, zither

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cithara or kithara (ˈsɪθərə)
 
n
a stringed musical instrument of ancient Greece and elsewhere, similar to the lyre and played with a plectrum
 
[C18: from Greek kithara]
 
kithara or kithara
 
n
 
[C18: from Greek kithara]

kithara (ˈkɪθərə)
 
n
a variant of cithara

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