HyperDic: plectrum

English > 1 sense of the word plectrum:
NOUNartifactplectrum, pick, plectrona small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
English > plectrum: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument.
Synonymspick, plectron
Narrowerguitar pickA plectrum used to pluck a guitar
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishplectro, púa
Catalanplectre, pua

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