cembalo

noun
cem·​ba·​lo | \ ˈchem-bə-ˌlō How to pronounce cembalo (audio) \
plural cembali\ ˈchem-​bə-​(ˌ)lē How to pronounce cembali (audio) \ or cembalos

Definition of cembalo

First Known Use of cembalo

circa 1801, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cembalo

Italian

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The first known use of cembalo was circa 1801

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