- a Spanish musical instrument of the guitar family with six pairs of double strings.
Origin of bandurria
Examples from the Web for bandurria
Historical Examples of bandurria
Bandurria; Spanish, eighteenth century; played with a plectrum usually made of tortoise-shell.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)
Three men were sitting on the doorstep of a house, two playing guitars, one playing the bandurria.Poor Folk in Spain
Banjo seems to be derived from bandore or bandurria, modern French and Spanish forms of tambour, respectively.The American Language
Henry L. Mencken