pantaleon

noun pan·tal·e·on \ pan‧ˈtalēˌän \
variants: or less commonly pantalon \ˈpantəˌlän\

Definition of pantaleon

plural -s
:a large dulcimer invented about 1700 having from 100 to 250 gut and metal strings struck with wooden mallets

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Origin and Etymology of pantaleon

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


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