/ (ɔːˈfærɪən) /
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a large lute in use during the 16th and 17th centuries
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for orpharion
C16: from Orpheus + Arion, musicians of Greek mythology
Words nearby orpharion
Orpen, orphan, orphanage, orphan drug, orphans' court, orpharion, Orphean, Orpheus, Orpheus and Eurydice, Orphic, Orphism
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