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mandola

[ man-doh-luh ]
/ mænˈdoʊ lə /
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noun
an early lute resembling a large mandolin.
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Origin of mandola

1750–60; <Italian, variant of mandora, alteration of Latin pandūra 3-stringed lute <Greek pandoûra;cf. bandore
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British Dictionary definitions for mandola

mandola
/ (ˈmændələ) /

noun
an early type of mandolin

Word Origin for mandola

from Italian
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