lira de braccio

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noun li·ra de braccio \ˈlir-ə-də-ˈbrä-(ˌ)chō\

Definition of lira de braccio

plural

liras da braccio

  1. :  a bowed stringed instrument of the 15th and 16th centuries played on the shoulder with five strings over the fingerboard and two drone strings

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Circa 1924

First Known Use of lira de braccio

circa 1924


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