santir

noun
san·​tir | \ san-ˈtir How to pronounce santir (audio) \
variants: or santour \ san-​ˈtu̇r How to pronounce santour (audio) \

Definition of santir

: a Persian dulcimer

First Known Use of santir

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for santir

Arabic sanṭīr, sanṭūr, ultimately from Greek psaltērion psaltery

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