clavicytherium

[klav-uh-sahy-theer-ee-uh m]
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noun, plural clav·i·cy·the·ri·a [klav-uh-sahy-theer-ee-uh] /ˌklæv ə saɪˈθɪər i ə/.

an upright harpsichord.

Nearby words

  1. clavicle,
  2. clavicorn,
  3. clavicotomy,
  4. clavicular,
  5. claviculate,
  6. clavier,
  7. claviform,
  8. claviger,
  9. clavipectoral fascia,
  10. clavius

Origin of clavicytherium

1505–15; clavi- < Medieval Latin clāvis key + cytherium, for Latin citara kithara

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