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noun Music.
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Origin of crwth

1830–40; < Welsh; cognate with Irish cruit harp, lyre
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  1. an ancient stringed instrument of Celtic origin similar to the cithara but bowed in later types
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Word Origin

Welsh; compare Middle Irish crott harp
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