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santir

play
noun san·tir \san-ˈtir\

Definition of santir

  1. :  a Persian dulcimer



Variants of santir

or

santour

play \-ˈtu̇r\

Origin and Etymology of santir

Arabic sanṭīr, sanṭūr, ultimately from Greek psaltērion psaltery


First Known Use: 1853


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