clavicymbal

noun

clavi·​cymbal
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plural -s
: an early Italian harpsichord

Word History

Etymology

Middle English clavysymbal, from Middle French clavycimbale, from Medieval Latin clavicymbalum, from clavi- clavi- + Latin cymbalum cymbal

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“Clavicymbal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clavicymbal. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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