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Appalachian dulcimer

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noun

a modern folk instrument related to the guitar and plucked with the fingers.

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Also called dulcimer [duhl-suh-mer], /ˈdʌl sə mər/, mountain dulcimer .

Origin of Appalachian dulcimer

First recorded in 1950–55; see origin at dulcimer
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