EXAMPLES | . Trademark a brand of acoustic guitar commonly used in country music, usually played on the lap and having a raised bridge and a metal resonator cone that produces a tremulous, moaning sound. noun, plural Do·bros ( lowercase) any guitar of this type.
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Word Origin and History for dobro n.
1952, American English, contracted from the name of its Slovakia-born inventors, the
Dopera Brothers (John, Rudy, Emil). The word also happens to mean "good thing" in Slovak. Patent filed 1947, claims use from 1929.
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