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kithara

[kith-er-uh] /ˈkɪθ ər ə/
noun
1.
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 of kithara
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Greek kithára lyre; cf. guitar, zither
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  • The most probable is the latest by Petersen, which represents him as playing the kithara.

    History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber
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kithara

/ˈkɪθərə/
noun
1.
a variant of cithara
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