crwth

[krooth]
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noun Music.


Nearby words

  1. cruzado,
  2. cruzan,
  3. cruzeiro,
  4. cruzeiro real,
  5. cruzie,
  6. cry,
  7. cry down,
  8. cry for,
  9. cry havoc,
  10. cry off

Origin of crwth

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

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British Dictionary definitions for crwth

crwth

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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