citharist

noun cith·a·rist \ˈsithərə̇st, ˈki-; kiˈthärə̇st\
variants: less commonly

citharista

\ˌsithəˈristə, ˌki-\

Definition of citharist

plural

-s

  1. :  a player on the cithara

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Origin and Etymology of citharist

citharist from Middle English, from Middle French cithariste, from Latin citharista, from Greek kitharistēs, from kithara cithara + -istēs -ist; citharista from Latin


First Known Use: 1663


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