langspiel

noun
lang·​spiel
variants: or less commonly langspil \ˈlaŋzˌpē(ə)l, -​ŋ(k)ˌsp-​ \
plural -s

Definition of langspiel 

: a harp formerly played in the Shetland islands and Iceland

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History and Etymology for langspiel

Norwegian langspil, langspel, from lang long (from Old Norse langr) + spil, spel play, from Middle Low German spil; akin to Old High German spil play

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