gusla

noun
gus·​la
variants: or gusle or gousle or less commonly guzla \ˈgü|slə, ˈgu̇|, |zlə \
plural -s

Definition of gusla 

: a rudimentary musical instrument of the Balkans made with a round concave body, parchment sounding board, and one horsehair string and held between the knees and played with a curved bow

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History and Etymology for gusla

Serbo-Croatian gusle; akin to Bulgarian gŭsla gusla, Russian gusli gusli, Old Slavic gǫsli psaltery, Russian gudet' to sound, drone, Lithuanian gausti

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