pantaleon

noun
pan·​tal·​e·​on | \ pan‧ˈtalēˌän\
variants: or less commonly pantalon \ ˈpantəˌlän \
plural -s

Definition of pantaleon

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

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History and Etymology for pantaleon

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

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