theorbo

noun the·or·bo \ thē-ˈȯr-(ˌ)bō \
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of theorbo

plural theorbos
: a stringed instrument of the 17th century resembling a large lute but having an extra set of long bass strings

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Origin and Etymology of theorbo

modification of Italian tiorba, teorba


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