santir

play
noun san·tir \san-ˈtir\
variants: or

santour

play \-ˈtu̇r\

Definition of santir

  1. :  a Persian dulcimer

Origin and Etymology of santir

Arabic sanṭīr, sanṭūr, ultimately from Greek psaltērion psaltery


First Known Use: 1853

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