fingerboard

[ fing-ger-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈfɪŋ gərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

(of a violin, cello, etc.) the strip of wood on the neck against which the strings are stopped by the fingers.

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Origin of fingerboard

First recorded in 1665–75; finger + board
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British Dictionary definitions for fingerboard

fingerboard
/ (ˈfɪŋɡəˌbɔːd) /

noun

the long strip of hard wood on a violin, guitar, or related stringed instrument upon which the strings are stopped by the fingers
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