lire da braccio

lira da braccio

[leer-uh duh brah-choh, -chee-oh; Italian lee-rah dah braht-chaw]
noun, plural liras da braccio Italian, lire da braccio [lee-re dah braht-chaw] .
a many-stringed musical instrument of the 15th and 16th centuries, played with a bow and used for polyphonic improvisation.

Origin:
< Italian: lyre for the arm

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