chordophone

[ kawr-duh-fohn ]
/ ˈkɔr dəˌfoʊn /

noun

a stringed instrument of a group including the harps, lutes, lyres, and zithers.

Origin of chordophone

First recorded in 1935–40; chord1 + -o- + -phone
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British Dictionary definitions for chordophone

chordophone

/ (ˈkɔːdəˌfəʊn) /

noun

any musical instrument producing sounds through the vibration of strings, such as the piano, harp, violin, or guitar

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