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bouzouki

or bou路sou路ki, bu路zu路ki

[ boo-zoo-kee ]
/ b蕣藞zu ki /
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noun, plural bou路zou路kis, bou路zou路ki路a [boo-zoo-kee-uh]. /b蕣藞zu ki 蓹/.
a long-necked, fretted lute of modern Greece.
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Origin of bouzouki

1950鈥55; <Modern Greek mpouzo煤ki;Turkish bozuk (broken, ruined, depraved; cf. bashi-bazouk) or b眉z眉k (constricted, puckered) adduced as sources, but sense development is obscure
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British Dictionary definitions for bouzouki

bouzouki
/ (bu藧藞zu藧k瑟) /

noun
a Greek long-necked stringed musical instrument related to the mandolin

Word Origin for bouzouki

C20: from Modern Greek mpouzouki, perhaps from Turkish b眉j眉k large
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