noun, plural clav·i·cy·the·ri·a [klav-uh-sahy-theer-ee-uh]. /ˌklæv ə saɪˈθɪər i ə/.
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For the history of the clavicytherium considered as a forerunner of the pianoforte see Pianoforte.
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