psaltery

noun
psal·​tery | \ ˈsäl-t(ə-)rē How to pronounce psaltery (audio) , ˈsȯl-\
variants: or less commonly psaltry
plural psalteries also psaltries

Definition of psaltery

: an ancient musical instrument resembling the zither

First Known Use of psaltery

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for psaltery

Middle English psalterie, from Anglo-French, from Latin psalterium, from Greek psaltērion, from psallein to play on a stringed instrument

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