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bandura

[ ban-doo r-uh ]
/ bænˈdʊər ə /
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noun

a Ukrainian stringed instrument of the lute family.

Nearby words

bandsaw, bandsman, bandspreading, bandstand, bandung, bandura, bandurria, bandwagon, bandwidth, bandy, bandy legs

Origin of bandura

< Ukrainian bandúra, probably < Polish < Italian < Greek pandoûra. See bandore
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Examples from the Web for bandura

  • Sometimes a wandering minstrel sang these for him, accompanying himself on the bandura.

    Russia: Its People and Its Literature|Emilia Pardo Bazán