clavicytherium

[ klav-uh-sahy-theer-ee-uhm ]

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

Origin of clavicytherium

1
1505–15; clavi-<Medieval Latin clāvis key + cytherium, for Latin citarakithara

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