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santir

[sahn-teer] /ˈsɑn tɪər/
noun
1.
a Persian musical instrument resembling a dulcimer.
Also called santoor, santur [sahn-too r] /ˈsɑn tʊər/ (Show IPA).
Origin of santir
1850-1855
1850-55; < Arabic sanṭīr < Greek psaltḗrion psaltery
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