bandura

noun

ban·​du·​ra
ban-ˈdu̇r-ə
plural -s
: a Ukrainian stringed instrument of the lute class
bandurist
ban-ˈdu̇r-ist
noun
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

Russian, from Polish, from Italian pandura, pandora, from Late Latin pandura, pandurium three-stringed lute

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“Bandura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bandura. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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