[n] - an ancient stringed instrument similar to the lyre or zither but having a trapezoidal sounding board under the strings
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Psal'ter·y noun ; plural Psalteries . [ Middle English sautrie , Old French psalterie , French psaltérion , Latin psalterium psaltery, psalter, from Greek ..., from .... See Psalm , Psalter .]...
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noun an ancient stringed instrument similar to the lyre or zither but having a trapezoidal sounding board under the strings
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• (n.) A stringed instrument of music used by the Hebrews, the form of which is not known.
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(from Greek psaltrion: `harp`), musical instrument having plucked strings of gut, horsehair, or metal stretched across a flat soundboard, often ... [1 related articles]
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The psaltery was an ancient musical instrument of a type used by the Jews, the Greeks and in mediaeval Europe, consisting of a flat sounding box with numerous strings which were plucked with the fingers or a plectrum. Its form and character vary in different countries and periods. The psaltery might...
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A psaltery is a stringed musical instrument of the harp or the zither family. The psaltery of Ancient Greece (Epigonion) dates from at least 2800 BC, and was a harp-like instrument. The word psaltery derives from the Ancient Greek ψαλτήριον (psaltērion), "stringed instrument, psaltery, ha...
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psaltery (sôl'turē, –trē) , stringed musical instrument. It has a flat soundboard over which a variable number of strings are stretched. Its origin was in the Middle East, and it is referred to in the Bible. It appeared in Europe in the 12th cent. and flourished until the...
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box zither; raised wooden board or box with soundholes, with strings stretched parallel to the soundboard and attached at either side by wooden pegs or metal pins; usually plucked.
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1) Dulcimer's kin 2) Stringed instrument
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