sa·​rod | \ sə-ˈrōd How to pronounce sarod (audio) \
variants: or less commonly sarode

Definition of sarod

: a lute of northern India

Other Words from sarod

sarodist \ sə-​ˈrō-​dist How to pronounce sarod (audio) \ noun

Examples of sarod in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After playing together at the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai, the Eagles’ Joe Walsh invited classical sarod player Amjad Ali Khan and his two sons to Los Angeles to record music at his home studio last year. Michael Norman, cleveland, 4 June 2021 Their use of instruments that are typically omitted from Western traditions, like the sitar and sarod, give the compositions a fresh twist. Courtney E. Smith,, 20 Mar. 2020 The sarod is a 25-stringed North Indian classical instrument. John Adamian,, 4 Oct. 2019 Between the notes: Trucks said the sarod, a fretless stringed instrument prominent in Indian classical music, is a relative of his slide-guitar style. David Lindquist, Indianapolis Star, 14 July 2017 Those signature achievements often overshadow his influential later work with Indian sarod legend Ali Akbar Khan. Andrew Gilbert, The Mercury News, 10 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of sarod

1865, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sarod

Hindi & Urdu sarod, from Persian

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“Sarod.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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