noun ci·tole \sə̇ˈtōl, ˈsiˌtōl\
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Definition of citole



  1. :  a small flat-backed lute of late medieval times

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Origin and Etymology of citole

Middle English citole, from Middle French, probably from Latin cithara, from Greek kithara

First Known Use: 14th century

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to cast off or become cast off

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