Kinura

noun Ki·nu·ra \kə̇ˈnu̇rə\

Definition of Kinura

plural

Kinuras

  1. :  a reed stop of bright nasal tone used in theater organs often for comic effects

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Origin and Etymology of kinura

probably irregular from Greek kinyra, a kind of lyre, from Hebrew kinnōr


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