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gittern

[ git-ern ]
/ ˈgɪt ərn /
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noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gittern

gittern
/ (ˈɡɪtɜːn) /

noun
music an obsolete medieval stringed instrument resembling the guitarCompare cittern

Word Origin for gittern

C14: from Old French guiterne, ultimately from Old Spanish guitarra guitar; see cittern
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