pantaleon

noun

pan·​tal·​e·​on
pan‧ˈtalēˌän
variants or less commonly pantalon
ˈpantəˌlän
plural -s
: a large dulcimer invented about 1700 having from 100 to 250 gut and metal strings struck with wooden mallets

Word History

Etymology

German pantalon, pantaleon, from Pantaleon Hebenstreit †1750 German musician, its inventor

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“Pantaleon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pantaleon. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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