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vina

[vee-nah, -nuh] /ˈvi nɑ, -nə/
noun
1.
a musical stringed instrument of India, made of rosewood or ebony, consisting of a long, hollow, fretted stick to which one, two, or three gourds are attached to increase the resonance.
Also, veena.
Origin of vina
1780-1790
1780-90; < Sanskrit vīṇā
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vina

/ˈviːnə/
noun
1.
a stringed musical instrument, esp of India, related to the sitar
Word Origin
C18: from Hindi bīnā, from Sanskrit vīnā
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