noun \ˈsi-tərn\

Definition of CITTERN

:  a Renaissance stringed instrument like a guitar with a flat pear-shaped body

Variants of CITTERN

cit·tern also cith·ern \ˈsi-thərn, -thərn\ or cith·ren \ˈsi-thrən\

Origin of CITTERN

blend of cither and gittern
First Known Use: 1566

Rhymes with CITTERN


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