noun, plural clav·i·cy·the·ri·a [klav-uh-sahy-theer-ee-uh]. /ˌklæv ə saɪˈθɪər i ə/.
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Origin of clavicytherium
Words nearby clavicytherium
Example sentences from the Web for clavicytherium
In the clavicytherium at the Smithsonian Institution the plectra nearest the keyboard points to the player's left.Italian Harpsichord-Building in the 16th and 17th Centuries|John D. Shortridge
The first stringed instrument to which this new device was applied was the clavicytherium, or keyed cithara.How the Piano Came to Be|Ellye Howell Glover
For the history of the clavicytherium considered as a forerunner of the pianoforte see Pianoforte.