vina

noun
vi·na | \ ˈvē-nə \
variants: or veena

Definition of vina 

: a stringed instrument of India having usually four strings on a long bamboo fingerboard with movable frets and a gourd resonator at each end

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First Known Use of vina

1788, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vina

Hindi vīṇā, from Sanskrit

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