HyperDic: zithern

English > 1 sense of the word zithern:
NOUNartifactzithern, zither, cithera musical stringed instrument with strings stretched over a flat sounding board
English > zithern: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA musical stringed instrument with strings stretched over a flat sounding board; it is laid flat and played with a plectrum and with fingers.
Synonymszither, cither
NarrowerdulcimerA trapezoidal zither whose metal strings are struck with light hammers
Broaderstringed instrumentA musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound
Spanishcitara, cítara
Catalancítara

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