guimbard

noun
guim·​bard | \ ˈgimˌbärd, ˈgam- \
plural -s

Definition of guimbard

: jew's harp

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History and Etymology for guimbard

French guimbarde jew's harp (formerly, a kind of dance), perhaps from Provençal guimbardo, a kind of dance, from guimba to leap, gambol, from Old Provençal guimbar, cembar to leap, gambol, from camba leg

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“Guimbard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guimbard. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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