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stringed instrument

a musical instrument having strings as the medium of sound production, played with the fingers or with a plectrum or a bow:
The guitar, the harp, and the violin are stringed instruments. Unabridged
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  • Learn the basics of playing a stringed instrument with the ukulele.
  • Students in fourth and fifth grades have the opportunity to learn to play a stringed instrument.
  • They also used another stringed instrument, of a triangular form.
  • Most of them could play any kind of wind instrument or stringed instrument.
British Dictionary definitions for stringed instrument

stringed instrument

any musical instrument in which sound is produced by the vibration of a string across a soundboard or soundbox Also called chordophone
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