bandore

noun
ban·dore | \ˈban-ˌdȯr \
variants: or bandora \ban-ˈdȯr-ə \

Definition of bandore 

: a bass stringed instrument resembling a guitar

First Known Use of bandore

1566, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bandore

Spanish bandurria or Portuguese bandurra, from Late Latin pandura 3-stringed lute, from Greek pandoura

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