plural -s
: jew's harp

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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