santir

[ sahn-teer ]
/ ˈsɑn tɪər /

noun

a Persian musical instrument resembling a dulcimer.

Origin of santir

1850–55; < Arabic sanṭīr < Greek psaltḗrion psaltery
Also called san·toor, san·tur [sahn-too r] /ˈsɑn tʊər/.
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