crwth

[krooth]

Origin of crwth

1830–40; < Welsh; cognate with Irish cruit harp, lyre
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crwth

noun
  1. 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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