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crwth

[ krooth ]
/ kruθ /
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noun Music.

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Origin of crwth

First recorded in 1830–40; from Welsh; cognate with Irish cruit “harp, lyre”
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crwth
/ (kruːθ) /

noun

an ancient stringed instrument of Celtic origin similar to the cithara but bowed in later types

Word Origin for crwth

Welsh; compare Middle Irish crott harp
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