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lyre

noun \ˈlī(-ə)r\

: a musical instrument with strings that was used especially in ancient Greece

Full Definition of LYRE

1
:  a stringed instrument of the harp class having an approximately U-shaped frame and used by the ancient Greeks especially to accompany song and recitation
2
capitalized :  lyra

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Origin of LYRE

Middle English lire, from Anglo-French, from Latin lyra, from Greek
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

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