noun, plural chi·tar·ro·ni [kee-tuh-roh-nee]. /ˌki təˈroʊ ni/.
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The chitarrone was used in the orchestra, assisting at dramatic performances as well as in church music.
The chitarrone was formerly called Roman theorbo, because it was principally used at Rome.
A chitarrone, with marquetry and three ornamented sound-holes; made by M. Bueckenberg, in Rome, anno 1614.
There was also an archlute, which in its largest form—six feet in height—was known as the chitarrone.Springtime and Other Essays|Francis Darwin
Monteverde employed still another variety of the lute in his orchestra, called the Chitarrone, whence our word guitar.A Popular History of the Art of Music|W. S. B. Mathews