kithara

play
noun kith·a·ra \ˈki-thə-rə\
variants: or

play \ˈsi-thə-rə, ˈki-\

Definition of kithara

  1. :  an ancient Greek stringed instrument similar to but larger than the lyre and having a box-shaped resonator

Origin and Etymology of kithara

Middle English cithara, from Latin, from Greek kithara


First Known Use: 14th century


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