cimbalom

[ sim-buh-luh m ]
/ ˈsɪm bə ləm /

noun


Nearby words

  1. cimabue, giovanni,
  2. cimaise,
  3. cimarosa,
  4. cimarosa, domenico,
  5. cimarron,
  6. cimbri,
  7. cimelia,
  8. cimeliarch,
  9. ciment fondu,
  10. cimetidine

cymbalom

or cym·ba·lon cim·ba·lom, zim·ba·lon

[ sim-buh-luh m ]
/ ˈsɪm bə ləm /

noun

a complex zither played especially in Hungary.

Origin of cymbalom

< Hungarian cimbalom < Latin cymbalum cymbal

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British Dictionary definitions for cimbalom

cimbalom

cymbalom

/ (ˈtsɪmbələm) /

noun

a type of dulcimer, esp of HungarySee dulcimer (def. 1)

Word Origin for cimbalom

C19: Hungarian, from Italian cembalo; see cembalo

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